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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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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. [...]

Start Your Attention Engines!

October 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Start Your Attention Engines!

Attention is a set of cognitive skills, one way to build attention is to coach it. When we teach children a bit about the components of the attention cycle, we are better able to [...]

Bloom Your Room Posters for Classrooms PreK-3rd Grade

October 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Bloom Your Room Posters for Classrooms PreK-3rd Grade

It's been a busy year. We have been building our new executive function webinars, social-emotional learning programs, bookmarks, stickers, and cognitive movement programs. Our Bloom Your Room social-emotional learning 11"x17" posters just arrived and are [...]

5 Steps To Teaching Children Attention Skills

October 20th, 2018|Comments Off on 5 Steps To Teaching Children Attention Skills

Research shows that we can teach children HOW to attend better. Many children have difficulty with attention. Yet, it’s not an all or nothing proposition. Our attention systems are on a continuum from hyper-alert/over-focused [...]

How Important is Learning To Move To A Beat?

August 20th, 2018|Comments Off on How Important is Learning To Move To A Beat?

In 2011, while I was helping 3rd and 4th graders learn their multiplication facts by bouncing playground balls and stepping on polyspots, I observed that several students with ADHD and dyslexia had significant difficulty [...]

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.