Physical Education IS Necessary!
Original post made by Julie, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Mar 29, 2009
What Researchers Have to Say About
Movement and Cognition:
Dr. Robert Sylwester: Movement facilitates cognition.
Eric Jensen: Motor skills are fundamental to learning.
Howard Gardner: Bodily Kinesthetic is one of eight
Carla Hannaford: 85% of school-age children are
Ruby Payne: Most children in poverty seem to rely upon
their kinesthetic abilities to learn.
Peter Kline: Physical activity increases NR2B protein that
increases memory retention.
Pat Wolfe: The brain is hardwired for rhyme, rhythm,
movement, and emotion.
Germund Hesslow (Cerebellum Research) What makes us
move, is also what makes us think.
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