Dr. Lynne Kenney is the nation’s leading pediatric psychologist in the development of cognitive-physical activity programs for students K-6. Dr. Kenney develops curriculum, programming, and activities to improve children’s cognition through coordinative cognitive-motor movement, executive function skill-building strategies, and social-emotional learning.

 

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Coordinative Steady-Beat Cognitive-Physical Activity May Improve Executive Functions

July 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Coordinative Steady-Beat Cognitive-Physical Activity May Improve Executive Functions

Download our Workshop Brochure Here   We are Listening. In 2019, we had the pleasure of meeting with over 1500 educators, principals, clinicians, administrators, school psychologists, SLPs, OTs and PTs in 5 countries and [...]

Our Executive Function Resources all on One Page!

July 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Our Executive Function Resources all on One Page!

We have a new Executive Function in the Classroom PreK-6th-grade resource page you can share with your schools. Find all our links in one place:). Our new 6th-12th-grade content is in development. Much of [...]

3 Simple Steps to Teach Math Facts with Musical Thinking

July 15th, 2019|Comments Off on 3 Simple Steps to Teach Math Facts with Musical Thinking

Here is a brief video overview of how to use Musical Thinking to incorporate teaching math multiplication (and division) facts with students. This example came from a conversation I had with an RTI educator [...]

The Music Carpet Ride for Calming

January 28th, 2019|Comments Off on The Music Carpet Ride for Calming

Ready to mindfully find calm? Take A Music Carpet Ride. When helping children “Find Calm” at home or in the classroom, on occasion we will do meditation or mindfulness activities and the children might [...]

Classroom Physical Activity Podcast with Jorge Rodriguez

December 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Classroom Physical Activity Podcast with Jorge Rodriguez

On the Global Phys Ed Podcast, Jorge Rodriguez and I talk about beat competency, classroom physical activity, and the research regarding building executive function skills and ready-to-learn brains. Here is the video. [...]

Introducing…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.

Bringing Cognition + Movement to Classrooms and Communities Worldwide.