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Why embodied learning can help bridge the gap in schools and classrooms

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Effectively engaging with and supporting the development of disadvantaged students …

Effectively engaging with and supporting the development of disadvantaged students

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  • 1. Why embodied learning can help bridge the gap in schools and classrooms
    Effectively engaging with and supporting the development of disadvantaged students
  • 2. What do we mean by disadvantaged students?
    • Cornett (2011) “at risk”
    • 3. Snowman et al (2009) “socioeconomic status”
    • 4. May include factors such as
    • 5. learning difficulties,
    • 6. English as a second language,
    • 7. ethnicity,
    • 8. cultural background,
    • 9. family structure,
    • 10. geographic location
    Snowman, J., Dobozy, E., Scevak, J., Bryer, F., Bartlett, B. & Biehler, R. (2009) Psychology applied to teaching, Milton, Qld: John Wiley & Sons Australia
    Tinning, R., McCuaig, L. & Hunter, L. (2006) Teaching Health & Physical Education in Australian Schools, Pearson Education Australia.
  • 11. Embodied learning?
    • That which engages the body, mind and spirit
    • 12. Experiential
    • 13. Practical
    • 14. Hands on
    • 15. Physical
    • 16. Activates cognitive, affective and somatic dimensions
    • 17. Social, collaborative and group focused
    • 18. Meaning making
  • YOUR TOOL KIT
  • 19. Embodied learning through HPE
  • 20. Embodied learning through HPE
    The Clontarf Football Academy
  • 21. Outcomes of this program
    • Attendance at school is greater than 80%
    • 22. Many students re-enter education after prolonged absences
    • 23. Year on year retention at school – not less than 90% (well above state averages)
    • 24. Enhanced self-esteem and self awareness
    • 25. Knowledge and experience gained to make healthy lifestyle decisions
  • Outcomes of this program continued
    • Set goals and persevere to achieve them
    • 26. Reduced cases of criminal re-offending
    • 27. Improved academic results (basic literacy and numeracy through to high school graduation)
    • 28. A greater understanding of, and access to, the employment opportunities available to them
    • 29. More than 75% of Clontarf graduates engage in employment
  • Maths footy
  • 30. Embodied learning the arts
    Wake up your hand
  • 31. Embodied learning the arts
    Video: Museum of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga http://www.wagga.nsw.gov.au/museum ,“The Day We Made Rain – Embracing Diversity by Working Together” Museum Theatre Program. http://www.vimeo.com/12909463museumwagga.wordpress.com
  • 32. So where to from here?
    We hope you.....
    • feel confident to implement embodied learning in your own classroom
    • 33. have a better understanding of what embodied learning is
    • 34. appreciate that embodied learning is a powerful tool
  • Additional Resources
    http://www.lotterywest.wa.gov.au/grants/grant-stories/7046
    http://www.bluearth.org/home/home.cfm
    http://www.dwf.org.au/docs/DWF_Brochure.pdf
    http://www.ausport.gov.au/participating/schools_and_juniors/aasc
    http://www.artsedge.dca.wa.gov.au/
    http://www.playonfun.com.au/
    http://www.kellysports.com.au/display.asp?entityid=295
    http://www.primaryschool.com.au/
    http://www.afllearning.com.au/lms/index.php
    http://www.antipovertyweek.org.au/schools.html
    http://www.vimeo.com/12909463
    http://www.clontarf.org.au/
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    http://www.slideshare.net/salgiss/why-embodied-learning-can-help-bridge-the-gap-in-schools-and-classrooms

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