A Moving Body, A Thinking Brain

Course 5853

Educators will cultivate an in-depth understanding of the critical roles of movement and play in the healthy development of children from birth to 2nd grade. Truly see the importance of play in early childhood.

Teachers will learn through research-based real-life examples, action-filled ideas, and best practices, all designed to help students learn and grow to their full potential. Learn how a moving child is a learning child in this colorfully captivating course.

Register Now

What you will learn:

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Reflect on assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self
  • Understand the critical necessity of movement and play in child development
  • Design lesson plans incorporating the tenets of movement and play
  • Communicate the importance of movement and play in healthy development to parents.
Review Syllabus

Graduate-Level Continuing Education Course for Teachers

While you should always follow any pre-approval requirements in your district, we have helped thousands of educators across the country earn advancement on their district’s salary scale and meet their relicensing needs. Review your state requirements and learn how we can support you in your salary advancement and recertification needs. 

Explore Free Resources for Teachers

How to Be Enough This School Year

The New Teacher Toolkit: Resources for Your First Years in the Classroom

25 Free Downloadable Activities for Back to School

Back to School Starter Packs