Action-Packed Classrooms, K-5: Using Movement To Educate And Invigorate Learners
Action-Packed Classrooms, K-5: Using Movement to Educate and Invigorate Learners
Use movement and music to stimulate children’s ability to absorb and retain new information!
Focusing on using movement and music to energize young students and boost their learning, this research-based book offers strategies for basic energizers, clear objectives for standards-aligned instruction, and a student/teacher/principal agreement to commit to active learning. Showing how exciting and fun learning can be, this new edition:
- Includes new chapters on planning and organizing lessons
- Offers sample activities in math, social studies, science, language arts, health, and physical education
- Provides tools for assessing the effectiveness of activities
- Presents updated brain research
"What an exciting book! It should be the top book on every teacher's desk." -- Joseph Herzog, President
"Includes easily understood research that supports the topic, and many clear examples on how to tie in movement in the class." -- Debbie Smith, Master Teacher
What an exciting book! It should be the top book on every teacher s desk. --Joseph Herzog, President
"Gives teachers a format for convincing administrators that movement is a component of best practices. --Stephanie Eagleton, Second-Grade Teacher (09/08/2008)"