9781412979542

The Kinesthetic Classroom; Teaching and Learning Through Movement

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412979542

  • ISBN10:

    1412979544

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/26/2010
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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Summary

This exciting new book proposes an innovative solution for an ever-increasing concern regarding childhood obesity and low standardized test scores ū use movement in the classroom to stimulate students, re-direct hyper students, and improve student performance and close the achievement gap. It is important to understand that the parts of the brain responsible for movement is also involved in the learning memory processes, therefore, movement activities can stimulate the brainĘs neural processes to learn, understand, and retain academic information better which is proven through higher student grades and improved student performance.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vi
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xii
About the Authorsp. xiv
Introduction to Movement With Purposep. 1
The Brain-Body Connectionp. 16
Classroom Managementp. 30
Preparing the Brainp. 43
Providing Brain Breaksp. 57
Supporting Exercise and Fitnessp. 67
Developing Class Cohesionp. 95
Reviewing Contentp. 106
Teaching Contentp. 120
What Matters Mostp. 143
Resourcesp. 147
Referencesp. 149
Indexp. 151
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