In this seminar, Lynne Kenney, Psy,D., pediatric psychologist, author and international educator, will show you how to integrate the newest research in neuroscience, kinesiology and neurocognitive education for students to behave better and learn more efficiently.
You will experience 50 developmentally progressive cognitive-exercises and coaching activities to enliven your classroom, office and clinic. Learn how to improve cognition, enhance learning and empower children to be better thinkers with motor movement, sequencing, attending, self-regulation and memory activities.
Dress comfortably, as we will be integrating movement throughout the day.
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Manual - 2-Day Advanced Course: Executive Functioning Skills for Children & Adolescents
Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., is the nation’s leading pediatric psychologist in the development of classroom cognitive-physical activity programs for students grades 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.
Dr. Kenney has advanced fellowship training in forensic psychology and developmental pediatric psychology from Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Harbor-UCLA/UCLA Medical School. She holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of Southern California and a Doctorate in Psychology from Pepperdine.
Dr. Kenney’s books include, 70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior with Rebecca Comizio (PESI, 2016), the Social-Emotional Literacy program, Bloom Your Room™ (Mrs. Beetle’s Books, 2017), Musical Thinking™ (Unhooked Books, 2016), and Bloom: 50 Things to Say, Think and Do with Anxious, Angry and Over-the-Top Kids with Wendy Young (Unhooked Books, 2015). Her professional development platform, The Kinetic Classroom, brings executive function education and cognitive-motor movement to educators and clinicians worldwide.
Since 1985, Dr. Kenney has worked as an educator in community service from the inner cities of Los Angeles to national organizations such as the Neurological Health Foundation, Understood.org, HandsOn Phoenix, and Points of Light (Generation On). She values closing the education gap in poverty and enjoys working with Title I schools.
Financial: Dr. Lynne Kenney maintains a private practice. She is an author for Unhooked Media, Better Life Media, Inc., Moving Minds and Move 2 Think, LLC. Dr. Kenney is the creator of The Kinetic Classroom. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Dr. Lynne Kenney has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Implement research-based activities educators, teachers and clinicians can use to improve thinking, self-regulation, learning and behaviour.
Determine how to improve classroom cohesion and climate with physical activities that require thought engaging attention and memory.
Articulate the meaningful relationship between cognition and motor movement in learning and school achievement.
Integrate cognitively engaging physical activity in your classroom and practice with coordinative cognitive-motor activities.
Practice over 50 coaching and movement activities you can do to help children with ADHD, dyslexia, ODD, sensory processing challenges, dyspraxia, anxiety and behavioural issues.
Demonstrate how to enhance collaboration and cooperation in your classroom by helping students become “cognitive scientists” empowered to help their own learning.
Determine the role of tempo, rhythm and timing in cognition.
Design rhythmic calming strategies for on-the-spot behaviour management.
Develop confidence in creating your own collaborative cognitive-motor work with your students.
Articulate how rhythmic “heavy” motor work can be more effective for dysregulated children then talking when a child is in distress.
Analyze the biological precursors to better executive functions, learning and behaviour.
Practice cognitive-movement strategies to help children move out of the stress response into an alert state of calm.
Priming the Brain for Learning
Impact of brain stimulation, stress, ACE’s and trauma on learning
Additional Participant CE must be purchased for each additional viewer. These viewers will watch the video with the main registrant, but will have individual access to course handouts and certification. The standard price of this program includes certification for main viewer.