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14:12 Oct 13, 2013
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Education / Pedagogy / The Bilingual Speech
English term or phrase: "body breaks"
Estoy traduciendo una enmienda de IEP para un niño y hay una parte que habla de las estrategias para tratar sus desafíos en el aprendizaje:
These strategies include, but are limited to (positive self-talk, calming breaths, body breaks)

Me podeis ayudar a traducir este “body breaks”?.

Gracias anticipadas.
Boston-Madrid
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1ejercicios de relajación muscular (lamentable, ésta es la traducción correcta)
Manuel López
4 +1pausas para relajación corporal
Catarina Lopes
4descansos regulares
Viviana Paddrik
Summary of reference entries provided
Confussion about body breaks
lorenab23

  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
pausas para relajación corporal


Explanation:
No sé si habrá otro término más específico, pero creo que una traducción explicativa funciona en este contexto.

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Más información aquí: http://ssot.sk.ca/ pub/Educational events/april Body Breaks ...


    Reference: http://www.skfasnetwork.ca/main/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/L...
Catarina Lopes
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agree  Rafael Molina Pulgar
2 mins
  -> Gracias, Rafael :)
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18 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
descansos regulares


Explanation:
http://www.aulafacil.com/Tecestud/Lecciones/Lecc20.htm

Durante el tiempo de estudio (esas 2 o 3 horas al día) hay que establecer descansos regulares para despejarse y tomar nuevas fuerzas para el siguiente "asalto".

Cada hora se puede establecer un breve descanso de 5 minutos.
Hay estudiantes que no realizan estas breves paradas pensando que así aprovechan más el tiempo pero les ocurre justo al contrario, sin darse cuenta van acumulando cansancio disminuyendo notablemente su nivel de rendimiento.

"Estas breves pausas hay que aprovecharlas para salir del cuarto y estirar un poco las piernas.

Se puede realizar alguna actividad relajante (andar por la casa, asomarse a la ventana, charlar con algún hermano o compañero, regar las plantas, etc.), algo que exija poco esfuerzo mental."

Viviana Paddrik
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
ejercicios de relajación muscular (lamentable, ésta es la traducción correcta)


Explanation:
Ojalá me equivoque y sea una de las otras dos respuestas que ya han emitido, pero me temo que no. Viendo las otras estrategias que menciona el texto (ejercicios de respiración, y pensamiento positivo) no me cabe duda de que body breaks quiere decir ejercicios de respiración.

Body break significa masaje. http://blog.salutempass.com/tag/body-break/

Y aunque break (que también significa descanso) esté en plural no quiere decir que se refiera a eso, a una pausa. Si quisieran decir pausa, habrían dicho regular breaks.
Además, ¿que niño va a emplear su tiempo de recreo a relajar el cuerpo?

El texto se refiere, pues, a lo que yo digo, y es una prueba más de que en occidente quieren convetir las escuelas en centros de relajación donde imparten talleres de autoayuda.

Estoy seguro de que en el texto que te han dado mencionan por algún lado el yoga, ¿a que sí?

Manuel López
Spain
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agree  Barbara Mateo
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7 hrs
Reference: Confussion about body breaks

Reference information:
If your document is not from the US or Canada please ignore

In the United States and Canada, body breaks have nothing to do with relaxation, for the contrary, the idea is to make the child get up from his/her desk and MOVE, below references:

A good body break should include:
• Huffing and puffing
• Increased heart rate
• Heavy work
• Model and demonstration
• Multi-sensory activities
• Routine and change/progress
• Challenge
• Choice
http://ssot.sk.ca/ pub/Educational events/april Body Breaks ...

Body Breaks
Teaching with the Brain in Mind (Jensen, 2005)

From Mariette Baker-McDermid: For my Grade 6 Health class I had the students brainstorm a list of 10 exercises (we did it at the beginning of each unit). Then we randomly picked a card from a deck of cards.... and multiplied the number X 10...That is how many of the exercise we would do.... This happened about 20 minutes into the 60 minute class.... The kid loved it (wall pushups, marching around the room, neck rotations......are some examples)
http://archive.nesd.ca/~studentservices/files/Body Breaks Th...

. Like adults, children need "body breaks" that will get them moving. To deny children the opportunity to be physically active, on a daily basis, is to deny them the stress release breaks that allow them to be more attentive and focused on learning in their academic classes.
www.pembinatrails.ca/program/physicaleducation/Documents/MP...

Fun Brain and Body Breaks
My kiddos are really enjoying these "Action Stories". They are stories you read aloud while students get a chance to take a quick brain and body break to act them out. I was so lucky to come across this laying in the copy room of my school... to the staff member who found it first... THANK YOU!
http://bainbridgeclass.blogspot.com/2011/11/fun-brain-and-bo...
BTW: in the US they are more commonly known as brain breaks



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Note added at 7 hrs (2013-10-13 21:14:30 GMT)
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Oops, it should read Confusion, one "s" only ;-)

lorenab23
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