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The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning

2626 S Clearbrook Dr
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
United States

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
This workshop will review motor control, sensory processing, and exercise and their impact on developmental brain function and learning.  We will discuss the components inherent to classroom readiness including attention, regulation and motor development.  This course is appropriate for anyone working with children ages birth through primary education.

Upon completion, participants will be able to apply concepts to understand how motor control, sensory processing and exercise promote the development of learning readiness. Problem solving through demonstrations, lab activities and simulations, you will learn how to create interventions to support positive participation for all learners.

Learner objectives
  • Participants will be able to describe how exercise impacts brain function
  • Participants will be able describe how motor skills, sensory processing and exercise contributes to behavior, learning and participation
  • Participants will understand the relationship between postural control, respiration and regulation and how it affects classroom participation.
  • Participants will be able to translate knowledge gained into classroom strategies to support learning throughout their day.
Intended Audiences
Administrator, Early Childhood Educator, Family Member, Related Service Professional
Contact hours
Training topic areas
Physical Fitness, Special Needs/Inclusion
Gateways to Opportunity content area
Human Growth and Development

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