Keynote: How Brain Research Links Movement to Learning

Synopsis

Neuroscientists are advocating the importance of movement and physical activity in the learning process. Physical activity gives students the advantage they need for increased student performance. Educators who understand how the brain works can better teach students. This interactive presentation will summarize recent brain research that links movement to learning and will advocate, validate, educate and motivate!

Objectives

  1. The professionals will gain insight into individual strengths and how to fulfill the needs of each child through movement.
  2. The professionals will gain insight into how learning academic content can be facilitated through kinesthetic teaching strategies using movement and music.
  3. The professionals will gain insight into how movement and action based learning anchors learning based on the brain research that supports the link of movement to learning./li>