Science and Research Behind ABL - 12 Foundations of Learning Readiness Intro
The Science and Research support Action Based Learning
Intro to the 12 Foundations of Learning Readiness
Cross the Midline
Body and Space
Eye/ Hand Eye/ Foot Coordination
The Kinesthetic Classroom 2.0 Book
Kinesthetic education is your answer to brain-friendly fun! Discover 100's of practical, clearly explained movements and activities that rev up your teaching and spark optimal learning. This extensively researched 4-part framework of activities promotes an energized learning environment where mental and emotional growth is met with physical, social, and cognitive engagement. With little or no equipment and minimal planning time, this updated guide will help you:
Find tips and information to initiate, manage, and organize a kinesthetic classroom
Build a cohesive and safe learning environment that adapts to grade, fitness, and ability levels
Enhance neural connections with 90-second activities
Implement activities for use in teaching core academic content along with music, art, and health
By: Mike Kuczala & Traci Lengel
Thinking on your Feet
200+ Lesson Plans by Jean Moize
Brain research supports the link of movement to learning. Experts are saying that physical activity boosts brain function. Thinking on Your Feet has over 200 lesson plans using kinesthetic teaching strategies to teach academic concepts in reading, writing, math, social studies, and science. The lessons are organized according to Gardner's Multiple Intelligences, basic brain concepts, and national standards in each of the major subject areas. The advocacy information included supports the need for daily quality physical education in our schools. Brain research information and brain game activities give the teacher the basis of how to put learning into action in the gymnasium or classroom with students thinking on their feet!
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Movement that Counts
Movement that Counts byJean Moize
Action Based Learning Lessons for Elementary Math
Research shows us the strong link between movement and math achievement
+ Ability to focus for longer periods of time on difficult math problems (CDC)
+ Increased confidence & lower test taking anxiety (CDC)
By understanding the link between movement and math, ABL is able to apply this research to the classroom to provide student's an advantage in math. These are simple, proven methods delivered in a 1 page format for the educator to easily implement and help students anchor math concepts.
Each lesson uses purposeful movement layered with mathematics to ..
+ To reinforce math concepts & anchor learning in the classroom
+ To prepare the brain for learning new math concepts
+ To prepare the brain for testing
The lessons are designed to be paired with existing curriculum standards, and cover the following math concepts:
ODD AND EVEN
GREATER THAN> LESS THAN<
Action Based Learning Secondary Lab Manual
Science on the Move: The World of Movement
Reading Jogs the Mind
By: Jean Moize
Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking a sweat? The evidence is incontrovertible: aerobic exercise physically remodels our brains for peak performance.
In SPARK, John Ratey, MD embarks upon a fascinating journey through the mind-body connection, illustrating that exercise is truly our best defense against everything from depression to ADD to addiction to menopause to Alzheimer's. Filled with amazing case studies (such as the revolutionary fitness program in Naperville, Illinois, that has put the local school district of 19,000 kids first in the world of science test scores), SPARK is the first book to explore comprehensively the connection between exercise and the brain. It will change forever the way you think about your morning run.
Classrooms on the Move Instructional Guide - Active Classrooms
Classrooms on the Move
A detailed instructional guide for implementing alternative furniture into learning environments for students of all ages and abilities.
Who is it for?
For programs that are just getting started to ones that are ready to progress to the next level. whether you are interested in creating an active classroom with minimal equipment, or you've just started a fully kinesthetic learning environment, this is a must have guide providing direction for all levels!
In this guide you will find:
Science and Research to support active classrooms
Classroom Set-Up and design (HOW TO: with and without equipment!)
Classroom Management and best practices
Activities to integrate Academics (HOW TO with and without equipment!)
Activities to prime the brain for learning
We discuss 3 types of activities throughout this guide:
KF Primers – These developmental movements occur “on” the Kinesthetic Furniture (ABL).
Conjunction Primers – These developmental movements occur “with” or in conjunction with the furniture.
Exclusive Primers – These developmental movements occur “without” the furniture
Kinesthetic Furniture and flexible seating are leading the way to a new age of learning to optimize student performance. This book introduces the concept of “Teaching with Pride” while utilizing Kinesthetic Furniture to: build community connections, refocus and develop the brain/body, increase academic achievement and enhance student’s physical well-being. Traci Lengel, best-selling author, and Jenna Evans, classroom educational specialist, team up to combine over forty years of experience to deliver this comprehensive resource - a must-have for those who are ready to redesign the modern-day classroom while taking learning to the next level!
By: Traci Lengel & Jenna Evans
Healthy Body, Healthy Brain by Jean Moize
Action Based Learning 2020
Healthy Body, Healthy Brain by Jean Moize
Classroom Activities to incorporate academics with movement
Teaching Through Movement
Based on classroom experience, this easy to read book is perfect for the busy teacher who wants to laugh a little while learning the quickest way to incorporate movement in the classroom. She infuses humor while providing simple and quick examples that can make anyone feel successful! Stacey is an Action Based Learning Certified Trainer, with the first kinesthetic classroom in the nation. Her goal is to change today's classroom into one that incorporates movement to enhance learning for all students.
About the Author
Stacey is an Action Based Learning Certified Trainer, with the first kinesthetic classroom in the nation. Her goal is to change today's classroom into one that incorporates movement to enhance learning for all students. She will make this happen by donating 10% of the profits from this book for other classrooms. Fifth-grade math and science teacher by day, she is a presenter and shares her passion for kinesthetic learning with others during the summer. Stacey was nominated for the Mark Cobb Award for Change in 2014 and was Pinckney Elementary Teacher of the Year 2013. A self-professed nerd, she loves taking college classes and has earned her Masters+30. Considering the fact Stacey was the stereotypical daydreamer in class makes this quite an accomplishment for someone who didn't think they were smart enough to be a teacher. When she is not talking about kinesthetic learning, you can find her running (slowly) or riding bikes (faster) with her husband. Her love language is quality time and there is no time better spent than with her family, eating amazing dinners with a glass of grape or two.
Energizing Brain Breaks 2
This book is the sequel to the popular Energizing Brain Breaks. Each of the 50 new activities will get your body moving and help you re-engage in your task. These brain breaks can be used re-energize yourself, your students, your colleagues, or your audience.
Boxes are the perfect addition to your classroom or lab! Academic Cards are highly recommended to enhance your existing ABL stations! Great for layering academics with your ABL ladder, carts, mats, & wall mounts, fitness equipment flip charts, and partner activities.
Card sets are waterproof, built for high frequency use & will not rip with heavy use, printed in full color on Commercial Grade Paper - Each Set includes a full classroom set of (30+) cards.
Elementary Academic Box COMPLETE COLLECTION INCLUDES
-  Sets of Academic Cards [Set size varies- Min 30+ cards per set]
ACADEMIC BOX: ELAR (9 SETS)
Alphabet Sign Language
Parts of Speech
Sparks of Speech
Hanging Spelling Out to Dry Cards
Word Family Cards
Telling Time Cards
ACADEMIC BOX - SOCIAL STUDIES (5 SETS)
USA States + Capitals Cards
Animals Around the World Cards
Branches of Govt Cards
Word Olympics Elementary Social Studies
Sumo Elementary Social Studies
ACADEMIC BOX: HEALTH & WELLNESS ( 9 SETS)
Food Group Cards
Animal Round Up Cards
Basic Emotions Cards
Funny Bone Game Cards
Anatomy of the heart card set
Bones Card Set
ACADEMIC BOX: MATH (12 SETS)
Number Line K1
Number Line 2-3
Number Line 3-5
Greater Than Less Than Cards
Decimal Card Set
Percentage Card Set
Numbers Sign Language
Number Operation Cards
Number Family Cards
Place Value Cards
Academic Posters & Charts
Action Based Learning Academic Posters & Charts
Branches of the Government
ABL Support Materials Kit
Includes: Teacher and student cue cards, station banners, door graphic, & kinesthetic classroom poster set!
Body Brain Adventure Graphics Package
Complete your lab with Body Brain Adventure Graphics Package!
BBA Graphics provide a visual aid to support the purpose and function of the lab! These are a great way for visitors, parents, and students in your lab to understand the research supporting movement and learning, and the brain body connection.
Did You Know?
Charles Hillman study
Left Brain and Right Brain functions
Moving Minds Through Movement!
Healthy Active Kids Make Better Learners
Poster Dimensions: 36 x 48 in
Set of 7 Jumbo Commercial Grade Graphics
Add an educational, and energetic visual to support your lab
Classroom Door Graphic
Use ABL custom door graphics to create an optimal learning environment for you and your students! Add excitement and energy to your classroom, hallways, and common areas! Made with 3MM commercial grade adhesive vinyl. Can be customized to show your school's logo!
Is it removable? Yes - Not recommended to reapply, after removal from door.
Ships: UPS 28x6x6 (per item)
Complete School Package $997
Includes Complete Customization for qty 20 Door Graphics:
Custom Logo, Custom Mission Statement, School Motto
Ships UPS: 20x20x20
Kinesthetic Classroom Poster Set
Complete your classroom or lab with our kinesthetic classroom poster set! Add excitement and energy to your room! Our posters provide the brain science behind active learning and brain-based benefits. These are a great touch to top off your classroom, and teach your students, positive, healthy lifestyles and learning styles!
Qty sold in the set: 8
Material: 220gsm coated cardstock
Poster dimensions: 13x19"
Body Brain Bands
BRAIN BODY BANDS: YELLOW (Low Resistance)
BRAIN BODY BANDS: GREEN (Medium Resistance)
*Classroom Sets include equal qty of yellow + green bands
*Bands may be used individually, or tied together for a variety of classroom activities included in Brain Band Activity Sheet!
3 Music CD's including:
Rock N Roll Songs That Teach
Movin' To Math
Flip Chart Attachment
Industrial Grade - for desks/cardio equipment - Also available as an iPad holder