The Action Based Learning Lab: Leaving No Brain Behind

Synopsis

If a child is left behind, then we must move him forward. Early brain development is dependent on early motor development. The Action Based Learning Lab helps to fill in developmental gaps that impact learning, especially reading. This interactive, energetic presentation explains a program that combines brain research findings, physical education standards and academic reinforcement to improve student performance.

Objectives

  1. The professionals will gain insight into the principles and stages of early brain and motor development that impacts learning.
  2. The professionals will gain insight into individual strengths and how to fulfill the needs of each child through movement.
  3. The professionals will gain insight into how language acquisition can be facilitated through movement and music.
  4. The professionals will gain insight into a program that combines brain research findings, physical education standards and academic reinforcement to improve student performance.