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Experts recommend we get up from our desks to stretch our legs and fingers every hour or so, partly to ward off tendonitis and give our eyes a break. Taking a break, even if it’s just wandering into the kitchen to grab a cup of coffee, also gives our brains a chance to reboot, and we often return to our tasks more invigorated. Shouldn’t the same apply to kids in the classroom? After all, balancing work and play is always a good thing, regardless of the setting.

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