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The creator of Action Based Learning (ABL), Jean Blaydes Moize, defines it as the following:

"Changing the future for all children by increasing their health, wellness, and education through movement."

The ABL Lab is designed to help students who struggle because they experienced early childhood developmental gaps.

 12 Foundations of Learning

  1.  Cross the Midline: Cross Lateralization
  2.  Body in Space: Vestibular/Proprioception
  3.  Balance: Spatial Awareness
  4.  Visual Development: Encoding Symbols
  5.  Rhythm: Beat Awareness and Beat Competency
  6.  Tactile Learning: Sensory Motor and Fine Motor Skills
  7.  Motor Skills: Locomotor and Non-Locomotor
  8.  Eye/Hand Eye/Foot Coordination: Manipulative Skills
  9.  Physical Fitness: Strength and Flexibility
  10.  Cardiovascular Fitness: Heart Health
  11.  Problem Solving: Embodied Cognition
  12.  Self-Management: Mindfulness and Self-Awareness

 

It's All About Kids (IAK) is partnering with Tulsa County schools to implement ABL Labs.  Partnering schools include:

  •  Vandever Elementary - Broken Arrow
  •  Jenks Northwest Elementary - Jenks
  •  Garfield Elementary - Sand Springs
  •  Limestone Elementary - Sand Springs
  •  Stone Canyon Elementary - Owasso
  • Ochoa Elementary - Union
  • Boevers Elementary - Union


If your school is interested in learning more about Action Based Learning, please complete our ABL Interest Form

  

 

Resources

 Action Based Learning

 What is Action Based Learning?

 Jean Blaydes Moize: National PE Institute 2014

 Good Morning America

 CBS Early Morning Show

 Brain Breaks

Prospective Association Between Participation in Leisure-time Physical Activity at Age 6 and Academic Performance at Age 12

Moving with the Brain in Mind

 LNP Special Report Bodies and Brains

 Losing Our Grip: More Students Entering School Without Fine Motor Skills