How crazy of an idea? Especially now in a world filled with such complexity. In whatever spot in the universe I am currently in, it’s true.
I’ve been teaching/learning how to use a ball to teach academic and social skills for over 20 years now. Back then, when I told parents and teachers that’s how I taught, I got some unusual looks.
But by demonstrating these techniques, based on neuroscience principles validated by professors like John Medina in his brilliant book Brain Rules or Spark! by John Ratey, many began to see.
How do you teach writing with a ball? Or math?