Use movement to spark learning with this one-stop resource!
Kinesthetic education is your answer to brain-friendly fun! Discover hundreds of practical, clearly explained movements and activities that rev up your teaching and spark optimal learning. This extensively researched 4-part framework of activities promotes an energized learning environment where mental and emotional growth is met with physical, social, and cognitive engagement. With little or no equipment and minimal planning time, this updated guide will help you:
- Find tips and information to initiate, manage, and organize a kinesthetic classroom
- Build a cohesive and safe learning environment that adapts to grade, fitness, and ability levels
- Enhance neural connections with 90-second activities
- Implement activities for use in teaching core academic content along with music, art, and health
Includes handy checklists, case studies, a graphic organizer, classroom management strategies, and more!
"Including kinesthetic activities in instruction has an incredible payoff for our students who are already, by their very nature, kinesthetic learners. The time to become a kinesthetic educator is, in fact, NOW!"
—David Argentati, Principal
Governor Mifflin School District
"This book gives us the confidence and ability to incorporate movement, music, and differentiation with meaning into our classrooms daily. This book will help you change student outcomes while having fun!"
—Wendy Miller, Principal & CEO
Challenge Charter School
"Building the connection between movement and learning calls for more personalized learning, brain friendly environments, less recall and more thoughtful application of knowledge, optimal conditions for eliciting intelligent behaviors, and respectful relationships that honor the learner."
—Paul O′Neill, Director of Learning Innovation
The American School in Japan