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Moving to Learn: How Physical Movement Increases Engagement and Learning

Course Summary

Length
1.0 day
Course Overview

This course connects physical activity with improved learning outcomes, including improved memory skills, concentration and abstract reasoning. Learners will explore the connection between body and mind and investigate technologies that promote physical movement as part of the learning experience.

Prerequisites

Smartphone or tablet device (iPhone or iPad preferred)

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Explain the benefits of physical movement as part of learning activities
Consider techniques and technologies that can be used to increase movement in training sessions.
Implement general techniques for getting learners moving into training activities
Consider alternate reality and gesture-based gaming as opportunities to increase movement in training sessions.
Use mobile apps as tools for training and include opportunities for movement in training
Create QR codes to increase physical movement during training sessions
Consider opportunities to use augmented reality as a way to increase movement in training sessions.

Topics Covered

Theory and research
Brain research
Neuromodulators
Multiple intelligences
General techniques
Whiteboards
Interactive whiteboards
Clickers
Games
Alternate reality
Gesture-based
Mobile Apps
iPhone
iPad
QR Codes
Uses of QR codes in training
Creating a QR code
QR code game
Augmented Reality
Desktop
Mobile
Virtusphere and future technologies
Resources for continued learning

CONTACT US

Avalon Foster Group, LLC
1300 Proline Place
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Call: 717-398-5066

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