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Get your community moving : physical literacy programs for all ages

Author: Jenn Carson
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
"The book introduces the concept of physical literacy as a component to whole-person literacy and addresses how libraries should be offering opportunities for movement-based learning. Based on a solid foundation of neuroscience, kinesiology, and data on current physical literacy trends in libraries and other institutions, it argues for increasing kinetic programming as a catalyst for increasing other literacies,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenn Carson
ISBN: 9780838917251 0838917259
OCLC Number: 1031341802
Description: xx, 204 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: A moving movement --
What is physical literacy and why does it matter? --
Getting started: Implementing movement-based programs in your library --
Passive play: Sneaking physical literacy into existing spaces --
Get the sillies out: Physical literacy programs for children and families --
Energy in motion: Helping teens self-regulate through movement --
Remembering how to play: Getting adults moving --
Inclusive movement: Involving special populations through outreach and inreach --
Creating the spaces they deserve: Providing opportunities for whole-person literacy in our communities.
Responsibility: Jenn Carson.


Movement-based programs bring new people into libraries, help promote community health, and stimulate literacy for children and adults alike. This is a guidebook for serving library patrons of all  Read more...


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Ready to inject new energy into your library's programs? A great starting point is in the work of public librarian Jenn Carson ... Add Jenn's book to your shelves. It's the guide that will get you Read more...

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