Training in Motion

How to Use Movement to Create Engaging and Effective Learning

 Training in Motion

Author: Mike Kuczala
Pub Date: June 2015
Print Edition: $32.95
Print ISBN: 9780814434949
Page Count: 224
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814434956

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Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

SECTION 1 THE CONNECTION THAT MOVES YOU

1 Connecting Movement to a Learning Brain

Making a Connection

Brain Basics

Key Concepts

2 Training With the Brain in Mind

Why Movement Creates Engagement

Eight Brain Principles You Need to Know

Long-Term Memory

The Limits of Memory

Six Long-Term Memory Techniques

The Brain/Body Connection

Implication for Training

Key Concepts

Eight Brain Principles Worksheet

Notes

3 Applying the Benefits of Movement

Worst of Times

What Trainers Should Do

Learning That Engages

Eight Ways Movement Enhances the Training Process

Attention Span and Training

What Movement Can Accomplish

Four Purposes of Movement in Training

Decided When to Use Movement

Rest of the Story

Key Concepts

Benefits of Movement Worksheet

SECTION 2 MOVEMENT ACTIVITIES FOR TRAINING

4 Brain-Break Activities

The Goals of a Brain Break

How the Brain Works

Bridging Engagement Barriers

The Best Time to Use Brain Breaks

18 Partner Brain-Break Activities

Summary

Key Concepts

18 Brain-Break Principles Worksheet

Note

5 Team-Building Activities

Emotional Connections and Long-Term Memory

10 Team-Building Activities

Key Concepts

10 Team-Building Activities Worksheet

Notes

6 Content-Review Activities

Five Content-Review Activities

Key Concepts

Content-Review Activities Worksheet

SECTION 3 THE BIG PICTURE

7 The Kinesthetic Presenter

Sensory Experience and Nonverbal Messages

Three Key Kinesthetic Presentation Techniques

Five Hand Habits That Send the Wrong Message

What to Do With Your Hands

How to Be a Confident Kinesthetic Presenter

and Trainer

Key Concepts

Kinesthetic Presenter Principles Worksheet

Notes

8 Why Movement Is a Powerful Learning Tool

The Body Is an Efficient Learning Tool

Education and Training

Other Benefits of Movement: Corporate Wellness

Notes

APPENDIX

1 Glossary

2 Worksheets and Handouts

3 Other Resources

Index

About the Author

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