The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning Through Movement

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Course ID: Education A5105
Division: Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies
Program: Education (M.A)
Location: On Campus

Enliven your K-12 classroom and content through the use of dynamic movement and kinesthetic activity. Participants will explore the connection between movement and the brain. Topics will include implicit learning, why movement enhances the learning process, class cohesion activities, attaching  kinesthetic activities to content, brain breaks, energizers, and movement-oriented content games. By using movement, academic standards can be met, test scores can be improved and important life skills can be developed. This course involves optional physical activities.