How Embody Learning Drives the Classroom Practice of Arts Integration
Embody Learning is a teaching and learning model in which teachers guide students to:
ENGAGE with any content,
EXPLORE and discover understanding and meaning, and
Today Embody Learning professional development, mentoring, technical support and materials guide teachers to transform their classroom practice. Soon Embody Learning technology will bring the practice to millions of classrooms. Embody Learning is the strongest connection between the arts and academic learning.
Embody Learning engages students and teachers physically, emotionally, cognitively and socially with any content and concept.
Embody Learning has proven easy for teachers to learn quickly, in pre- school through high school classrooms, in engaging students of all socio-economic and language descriptions.
The framework of Embody Learning is a set of core and extension strategies that align with any curriculum which enable teachers to pre-assess, teach and post-assess student learning.
Embody Learning is an academic game changer — for most teachers, it changes their practice forever. In Embody Learning classrooms:
- Students discover a new, more personal level of engagement in their learning experience.
- Collaboration guides students to shape a culturally-optimal understanding of content.
- Students find the content relevant as they engage through the visceral experience of the Embody Learning model.
- The rewards are more than the clear pleasure in the moment of learning, as absenteeism and behavior issues are reduced and student achievement is measurably improved.