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Learning on Their Feet Middle Primary

Learning on their Feet - Middle Primary

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Resource Type: Primary Teacher Resource Subject: Integrated Curriculum
School Level: Middle Primary

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Product Code: 9781920826970

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Students get out of their seats to learn on their feet!

A sourcebook for kinesthetic learning across the curriculum.

  • active learning across the curriculum
  • use kinesthetics as an integral teaching tool

Learning on Their Feet gives you the tools to create dynamic lessons for the whole class based on Howard Gardnerís Multiple Intelligences theory of kinesthetic learning. Each book is packed with ideas and activities for body-based learning. As user-friendly as it is all encompassing, these sourcebooks give primary teachers loads of practical lessons to lead their students out of their seats and into their smart bodies of knowledge.

A sample of some of the lesson ideas are:
  • Finding your own comfort zone as a kinesthetic teacher
  • Teaching the basic skills, like Maths facts, the fun way
  • Dynamic activities that level the playing field for all students
  • Writing and performing funny plays that use student research
  • Conceptualising place value through drama
  • Exploring the rainforest ecosystem through living statues
  • Chant Dancing your way through the life cycle of a butterfly
  • Dramatising photosynthesis, digestion and the circulatory system
  • Holding tall-tale exaggeration contests
  • Improvising your way into persuasive writing

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Learning on their feet! Great! September 6, 2007
Reviewer: M Patterson from QLD  
couldn't get myself to put them down. I am not kidding! I

have a colleague who continues to tell me that I need to write the lessons down

that I do and show her or help her with....I am not a writer...I am  a 'doer' ..... Carol

Glynn has writtten the exact books that I would have written had I had the energy

or talent to do so..... I LOVE them!!!! I would love to tell her how much I have

enjoyed them. i look at a huge amount of drama texts all the time but because

they are too specific I rarely find one that I could recommend to people when they

ask. I am already recommending these.... Good on her for brilliant ideas! I intend

to use them and tell anyone who asks that they are the best I know of available....In my humble opinion....for what that's worth!!!

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