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Due to the push down of academics, today's elementary students are being asked to learn more concepts and sit for longer periods of time. Sitting slows thinking, whereas movement wakes

Due to the push down of academics, today's elementary students are being asked to learn more concepts and sit for longer periods of time. Sitting slows thinking, whereas movement wakes up the brain. Using movement to learn is embodied cognition, or learning through both the body and the brain. Movement should be part of instruction for young students; however teachers are often not sure how to incorporate movement in their lesson plans.

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    • Partial requirement for: Ed. D., Arizona State University, 2012
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-144)
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    • Field of study: Leadership and innovation (Teaching)

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    by Linnea Lyding

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