Why are there so many reports of children frequently falling out of their seats? Why is behavior becoming more and more of a challenge in the classroom? And why are delayed fine motor skills becoming more and more prevalent? One common thread, as my guest Rae Pica will explain, is movement.
In Rae’s new book, Acting Out, she addresses not only why a lack of movement is causing serious problems for our youngest learners, but also how we can get more movement into the classroom and what kind of payoff will result. Rae has been an advocate for movement and for developmentally appropriate practice for almost 4 decades now and has a wealth of experience to share.
Notes from the Show:
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Rae’s post: Making a Mess of Human Development: The Terrible Impact of Our Choices for Children
Rae’s new book: Acting Out: Avoid Behavior Challenges with Active Learning Games and Activities
Another favorite book by Rae: What if Everybody Understood Child Development? (Fantastic section on movement in there! Here’s a post I wrote about it.)
You can find Rae’s last visit to the podcast in Episode 16.
And don’t forget, Rae’s three free PDFs! >>>Get them here<<<
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