About Mike Kuczala

Mike Kuczala is a thought leader on using physical activity in teaching, training, and learning.  He has delivered keynotes, given presentations and taught graduate courses on 4 continents. His presentations, courses, books and videos have reached more than 100,000 teachers, trainers, corporate executives, parents and students.  He is also the coauthor of the Corwin Bestseller and Association of Educational Publishers’ Distinguished Achievement Award nominated, The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning through Movement, a book and philosophy that has changed the view of teaching and learning around the world.

BrainPrimers – Capitalizing on the Built-In Advantages

The current pandemic has changed the landscape of American education.  Some teachers and students are together in classrooms full-time. Yet others are working in a hybrid model and some are completely virtual. One data point that is concerning is the fact that when the pandemic hit physical activity levels dropped. Physical activity in the teaching [...]

By |2022-08-04T20:49:51+00:00November 4th, 2020|Categories: Active Classroom Management|0 Comments

Physical Activity in Secondary Classrooms

The brain/body connection is not exclusive to elementary age students. In fact, it does not discriminate. This magnificent relationship is ongoing, extremely subtle, and critical to the teaching and learning process at all grade levels and content areas. Using thoughtful and purposeful physical activity is no less appropriate in a high school trigonometry classroom than [...]

By |2019-10-01T15:00:59+00:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Active and Flexible Seating, Classroom Activities|0 Comments

Starting Off the Year On Both Feet

With the school year approaching, a large and growing body of research suggests that physical activity should be part of every classroom, regardless of grade or content area. A physically active classroom can and should be natural to the school learning experience. Whether it be as mundane as partnering with another student to discuss new [...]

By |2019-08-21T15:56:44+00:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Teaching|0 Comments
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