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Learning on Your Feet
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Meet the Authors Preface Acknowledgments Part I: Introduction: Why Do Students Need to Get Moving More? Chapter 1: We Learn Better on Our Feet than in Our Seats Part II: Getting Started: Preparing to Incorporate Movement in the Classroom Chapter 2: Transforming the Physical Classroom Chapter 3: Integrating Fitness & Technology Chapter 4: Classroom Management Concerns Part III: Strategies to Try: Ways to Incorporate Movement in the Classroom Chapter 5: Activities to Reduce Stress Chapter 6: Activities to Help Students Focus Chapter 7: Activities to Promote Teamwork Chapter 8: Activities to Engage Through Music and Rhythm Chapter 9: Activities to Build Core Strength Chapter 10: Activities to Improve Balance Chapter 11: Activities for Fun and Play Chapter 12: Activities for Real-World STEM Instruction Afterword References

About the Author

Brad Johnson is an international speaker in the field of education. He recently spent time in Malaysia developing a fitness diploma with their Ministry of Education. Melody Jones is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Youth Exercise Specialist, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, and Weight Loss Specialist.

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"As a researcher, teacher educator, and advocate of physical activity and fitness, I enthusiastically support this new resource for classroom teachers. Brad Johnson and Melody Jones hit the nail on the head as they clearly describe the importance of movement during the school day. The authors highlight the importance of physical education, recess, and movement in the classroom, and provide great strategies and suggestions for connecting physical activity with instructional time, academic performance, and overall student achievement. This is a must-read for K-8 classroom teachers, administrators, and teacher educators." --Dr. Brent Heidorn, Assistant Dean for Research and Assessment in the College of Education at the University of West Georgia "While we have doubtless all heard the aphorism, 'sound mind, sound body,' we neglect it ever more routinely in our schools- where our children are bolted to chairs all day long to become adults we can't get off couches with crowbars. The adage is true, and by getting kids on their feet more often, we have an opportunity to promote both learning and health. This book is a treasure trove of ideas to advance that timely, vital agenda." -David L. Katz, Director, Yale University Prevention Research Center and Creator, ABC for Fitness Program "The research is clear: there is an undeniable connection between brain function and physical activity for all people, especially children. Brad Johnson and Melody Jones lay out a clear case for why physical activity is paramount to learning and provide practical ideas and strategies for educators to incorporate movement throughout the day. With small changes that don't cost a dime, students will be moving their way to success. A must-read for any teacher to learn why and how to get kids out of their seats and learning on their feet!" -Kirsten Hund, Associate Executive Director for Instruction, Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association

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