Four Approaches to Making Instructional Content Kinesthetic


hip hopNew research shows that the part of the brain typically associated with muscular activity and motor control also plays a role in language functions and with visual-spatial, executive and working memory processes. By combining physical activity and higher-order thinking, teachers can capitalize on the brain-body connection and help students grow this area of their brain. Here are four ways to increase engagement and academic achievement by adding movement to learning.

Read more: ASCD Express 12.03 – Move with Purpose: Four Approaches to Making Content Kinesthetic

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