Welcome to The Kinetic Classroom where you will find professional development videos, downloads and activities based on our books 70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning & Behavior, Musical Thinking, Bloom and Bloom Your Room.
Here you will find moveTHINK, the 30+ easy-to-use 2-3 minute videos with step-by-step instruction and videos on how to improve your K-5th grade students' attention, working memory, self-control and cognitive flexibility by incorporating coordinative beat-based movement and cognitive coaching activities 2-3 minutes at a time.
Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate that may be used for state re-certification hours or professional development hours.
See what the moveTHINK course looks like HERE.
See the student activities HERE.
If you'd like us to bring research-based cognitive-motor movement activities to your school or clinic let us know firstname.lastname@example.org. This year we shall be in London, Paris, Montreal, New York, New Jersey, Chicago, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Minnesota and more. We love what we do and are thrilled you are interested in integrating the newest cognitive-movement research in your classroom or clinic.
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Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., is a Harvard-trained psychologist, mother of two, an international educator, author and pediatric psychologist in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Kenney’s books include the Social-Emotional Literacy program Bloom Your Room™; Musical Thinking; Bloom: 50 things to say, think and do with anxious, angry and over-the-top-kids (Kenney & Young, 2015) and 70 Play Activities For Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior (Kenney & Comizio, 2016). With a keen interest in changing the trajectory of children’s learning through cognitive-movement, Dr. Kenney is known for producing classroom activities which integrate neuroscience and physical education to improve executive function and self-regulation. In 2017, she co-authored the 5n45 cognitive-exercise program with Bruce Wexler, MD creator of ACTIVATE at Yale C8 Sciences.
Dr. Kenney developed The Kinetic Classroom to make the over 100 activities from the author's books and physical-activities manuals readily accessible to help motivated educators and clinicians bring more cognitive skills & movement to classrooms worldwide. Learn more at www.lynnekenney.com.