Sensorcises: Active Enrichment for the Out-of-Step Learner

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SAGE Publications, Mar 8, 2004 - Education - 148 pages
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Formerly a publication of The Brain Store

Help students who have difficulty focusing and paying attention with research-based, easy-to-use activity sequences that develop the basic sensory motor skills they need to succeed.

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Contents

Introduction to Sensorcises
1
Relax
15
Energize Cellular Communication
29
Copyright

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ability academic Achilles tendon Activate large muscles acupressure acupuncture points amygdala analgesic antagonistic muscles arms auditory auditory processing auditory system balance bean bag behavior Binocular vision Block Buster board games body body's brain cells brain stem brain waves brainwave calf muscles carotid artery cells central nervous system cerebellum cerebrospinal fluid classroom collarbone computer keyboards corpus callosum Crazy Eights deep breaths dendritic Dennison depth perception desk develop Drink Water dysfunction ear fall electrolyte endorphins Energize cellular communication et al exer exhale eye muscles feet fight or flight fine motor fine motor muscles fine motor skills fingers fluid focus frontal lobes function gently Greenfield Hair cells hand hand-eye coordination Hannaford head heart rate hemispheres hippocampus hold improve inner ear Jaw Joint keep Lead sense"-ibly left hemispheres legs lesson Let's letters Lymphatic Flush massage Materials Needed math mechanical pencil memory metronome motion sickness motor skills motor system move movements muscles for optimal musculoskeletal system myelinated neck neocortex nerve neural pathways neural plasticity neurons neurotransmitters nostril numbers occupational therapists ocular motor optimal learning oxygen pathways pattern pencil Perform this activity performing these exercises phonemic awareness physical posterior muscles posture prefrontal cortex Pressure Points primitive reflexes processing proprioceptive Purpose Push Through Barriers push-ups Puttin reading reflexes Relax the stress Repeat Saccadic sacrum semicircular canals Sensorcises sensory integration sensory skills sensory systems sequence sitting or standing soleus sory spin startle response stress response stretch switch Symptoms tailbone tension thalamus thumb tion University of Oregon vertebrae vestibular sacs vestibular system visual visual memory visual processing visual system visualization skills Wiggle words writing

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