Item description for Move It: Physical Movement and Learning by Alistair Smith...
There is an increasing body of knowledge which links physical movement and learning. What the best teachers and the wisest parents have believed for years is affirmed in this book of physical activities. The book contains over 100 simple activities, all fully illustrated with clear instructions on how to develop them. Young children and older learners alike will benefit from practicing them. The book contains sections on--- * Theory of movement and learning * Lifestyle choices and the importance of play * Brain breaks for handwriting * Brain breaks for relaxation * Brain breaks for numeracy and literacy * Brain breaks for improving concentration * Improving coordination * Building confidence * Eye patterning * Links to learning topics * How to add music to movement The activities have been successfully used in schools and include many exercises suggested by teachers with whom the author has worked. Grades K--12.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.8" Width: 8.3" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date May 31, 2005
Publisher Crown House Publishing
ISBN 1904424740 ISBN13 9781904424741
Availability 0 units.
More About Alistair Smith
Smith is the leading UK trainer in the use of Accelerated Learning techniques in the classroom.