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The Kinetic Classroom

Dr. Lynne Kenney integrates neuroscience + kinesiology + education to improve children’s learning with cognitive and physical activities designed to enhance children’s attention, memory, self-regulation, learning, and behavior.


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10 Activities To Improve Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom – Video

May 10th, 2018|Comments Off on 10 Activities To Improve Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom – Video

10 Activities To Improve Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom This 50-minute social-emotional learning video is part of The Kinetic Classroom where we host over 30 cognitive-movement, executive function skill coaching and social learning [...]

Physical Activity Improves Executive Function Skills & Learning

May 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Physical Activity Improves Executive Function Skills & Learning

Research on the relationship between physical activity and children's health, cognition, learning and academic achievement has increased in the past ten years. The studies can be understood in three broad categories: Benefits of Physical Activity in [...]

The NEW Preliteracy Defined

April 29th, 2018|Comments Off on The NEW Preliteracy Defined

This past three months, I have had the pleasure of meeting with AMAZING educators in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Kentucky, and Georgia. We have been exploring strategies and tools to improve executive function skills, [...]

9 Ways To Tell Your Children Their Feelings Matter

February 20th, 2018|Comments Off on 9 Ways To Tell Your Children Their Feelings Matter

The social-emotional development of our nation's children is foremost in our minds. We have all hugged our children and expressed gratitude for their health and well-being. We pray for those families who now are hurting [...]

Learn Over 30 Strategies and Activities to Build Children’s Cognitive Skills

December 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Learn Over 30 Strategies and Activities to Build Children’s Cognitive Skills

Ready to help your students, clients, and children learn better cognitive skills? The Kinetic Classroom is the online professional development platform to improve student thinking skills, learning and self-regulation. Three courses integrating activities from our four [...]

Starfish and Tornadoes: A self-regulation conversation

November 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Starfish and Tornadoes: A self-regulation conversation

Self-regulation is the cognitive skill on which most other skills rest. When one is regulated, they can attend, encode and learn. Helping children begin to recognize their energy states increases their mindful awareness so that [...]