Why Do Students Learn Better When They Move Their Bodies Instead?

By Katie HeadrickTaylor, University of Washington My son’s kindergarten teachers, who taught at Zoom last year, instructed: “Eyes watch, ears listen, voices are quiet, bodies are still.” However, I noticed that my 6-year-old son’s hands were busy with items found around our house. sculpting with blocks, clay or scribbling with crayons. While some may describe …