Intern In-train-ing!

MovementWorks has from the very beginning always grown organically. By this I mean nothing has been forced – we have grown free from artificiality! From the seeds of a thesis, MovementWorks has developed as an educational tool valued both for assessment purposes and as an effective intervention. In just two years the Developmental Dance Movement […]

Winter Festivals

Back in 2013 I wrote a couple of blogs about witches – yes, those of the toil and trouble kind. These writings went some way towards relieving the frustration concerning issues my (then undiagnosed) dyslexic son was having with finding a rationale for ‘alien words’ out of the context of prose. The inevitable in-school practicing […]

The Hechinger Report

A great article I’d like to share by Annie Murphy Paul published on The Hechinger Report website. Is the body the next breakthrough in education tech? Researchers finding movement can help learning “Today’s educational technology often presents itself as a radical departure from the tired practices of traditional instruction. But in one way, at least, […]

End Of Year Report

As another summer term draws to a close, accustomed as we are to receiving end of year reports, MovementWorks is proud to share our own 2013-14 achievements. School Programmes We are delighted to be continuing with and expanding the In-School MovementWorks Project at Beecroft Garden Primary, working with all classes across the EYFS. “I am […]

Building The Kinesthetic Classroom: A Brief History by Mike Kuczala

The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning through Movement has become a resource for using movement thoughtfully and purposefully in classrooms all over the world. I am both humbled and grateful for the opportunity to help create positive change in different learning environments and contexts. Though my work is far from complete, the path to this […]

A Kinesthetic Keynote

This academic term MovementWorks began delivery of it’s Developmental Dance Movement Programme™ to Profound and Multiple Learning Disabled (PMLD) students in two specialist schools, so I was interested to read the recent article in Learning and Disability Today highlighting the significance of the senses for children with PMLD. In the article Joanna Grace explains: “Many […]