M2M Teacher Program
Find access to videos, PDF guides, and weekly updated drills for your classroom.
Start with the Intro Professional Development and the Neural Based Video.
Then identify which resources you would like to add to your classroom and select from the resource section.
M2M Intro Professional Development
The video to the right is a screencast of an intro to Professional Development for Mission2Move and the PDF available for download below is an overview of neural based drills and how you can improve the behavior and academic performance of your students.
M2M Intro Neural Drill Video
This video allows you to follow along and learn the first 7 drills which can be used as brain breaks.
The following is a poster for both classroom and home use to encourage students to use hand-breathing as way to change their behavior.
Use this song with Pre-School through 1st Grade students.
Mission2Move Drill Poster
Place this poster in your classroom to help you and your students remember the drills.
Mission2Move Alexa Skill:
Enable this skill on an Amazon Alexa in your classroom to set reminders and be guided through
February 7, 2019
This week we are exploring unique ways of meditating with children in a classroom. The butterfly breathing technique allows for a child’s imagination to be incorporated positively into a breathing technique.
February 14, 2019
Ballon Breathing is a great way to progress students through mindfulness activities because it offers an opportunity for a deeper meditation. It also reinforces for students that thoughts during meditation are ok.
February 21, 2019
Star Jumps are a great way to help students process their energy. They can be done behind a desk and do not require any equipment. They are more effective when you do them along with students.
February 28, 2019
Nasal Breathing is an advanced breathing technique that allows students to interact with and experience the changes in their own breathing pattern.
March 7, 2019
Partner Work- this video shows you some great exercises to build trust and communication between students in your class. Give these simple movements a try so your students can practice working with each other.
March 14, 2019
Lion’s Breath is a great way to have younger students practice their breath with a fun component. While loud it still helps create quiet.
March 21, 2019
The silent screaming breath is similar to the lion’s breath but offers more of a chance to connect the feeling of frustration to a release. By modeling how to release one self from frustration you can show your students how to calm themselves.
March 28, 2019
“Simon Says” behind the desk is an easy way to have your class regain focus and move their body. It can be done in 30 seconds, adds in quick movements, and reminds a child to love their brain!
April 4, 2019
Yoga at your desk is full of tips on how to incorporate simple yoga poses without having to move your students.
April 11, 2019
Bootcamp at your desk is a great way to have your students elevate their heart rate in under a minute. The students can stand behind their desk.
April 18, 2019
Rocket Ship Jumps are a great way to get the wiggles out. Let students with excess energy use it by “exploding” into space. It can be done at the desk.
April 25, 2019
Pizza Making is a creative way to have your students move and stretch their bodies while they are on the floor. Using their imagination to design their pizza while moving their body.
May 2, 2019
Sing while you move! Try this take on Frère Jacques that has kids moving their bodies while singing.
May 9, 2019
Elevator Movement: have your students explore the space around them by stopping at different floors along the height of their body. Take it one stet further by allowing students to strike a pose at each floor.
May 16, 2019
Breathing is key to teaching mindfulness strategies down the road. One of the best ways to try different breaths with students is when you pair it with a movement.
September 3, 2019
Animals are a great way to ignite imagination in children. Use these different animals to inspire and move your body behind your desk.
September 10, 2019
Red-Light-Green Light is a great way to introduce safety and movement into your classroom.
September 25, 2019
Learning to cross the street is important for our preschool students. Integrate it into a movement activity and you accomplish two goals.
October 4, 2019
Breathe like a bee. A buzzing breath is a great way to revitalize a class. It is not used to calm down a group of students.
October 16, 2019
Transformers. Ask students to become their own imaginative robot that moves as you direct them too.
September 17, 2019
This version of simon-says requires the students to listen to the teacher’s voice but follow along with the movements of a different student. It allows one student to demonstrate movement of their choice and others to follow along.