Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Creativity and Instructional Strategies
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Unpacked bodies mean unpacked brains! Fidgeters and non-fidgeters alike benefit from dynamic movement-based learning. Join Lisa Van Gemert, M.Ed.T, for creative strategies to incorporate kinesthetic learning into your classroom. 

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Doing hands-on activities is a great way to support your more energetic learners so they can stay engaged mentally and physically, but did you know that you can use movement and touch to enrich learning for reserved students as well?

In this 1-hour course, Lisa Van Gemert, M.Ed.T., will teach you how to:

  • Reinforce learning with movement
  • Teach core concepts with hands-on activities
  • Create a fun classroom environment

Presenter Bio

Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder with Ian Byrd of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas. 

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426 reviews for Movers & Shakers – Kinesthetics in the Classroom

  1. Elaine – MIDWAY ISD – WOODWAY (verified owner)

    Great ideas for moving in the classroom!

  2. Chyree – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    I loved this course. The instructor is not only very knowledgable, but also fun and easy to listen to.

  3. Estella – SPRING ISD (verified owner)

    It offers a variety of activities for all grade levels.

  4. Cameryn – MIDWAY ISD – WOODWAY (verified owner)

    Great ideas!

  5. Rosemary – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    There are a lot of good ideas to get students moving in the classroom.

  6. KIMBERLY – HALLSVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    Speaker was very personable and engaging. I felt like we were having a nice visit! Lots of practical application, which I love.

  7. Anabel – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    This course was so interesting. I loved all the ideas.

  8. Ernestina – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Very interesting

  9. Claudia – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    It gives me a big selection of ideas that I can use to keep the children focused on the lesson.

  10. Susan – MIDWAY ISD – WOODWAY (verified owner)

    Great, practical ideas.

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