Presentation Title

Whole-Body Learning

Highest Degree of Primary Presenter

Master's Degree

Presentation Abstract

Elise Albrecht, Master of Education

Miranda English, Bachelor of Education

The Cloverleaf School is a private, non-profit school in Decatur that empowers neurodiverse students grades K-8th to become more capable, connected, considerate, and creative through student-centered, whole-body learning. Whole body learning is emphasized in small classes with a comprehensive, student-centered curriculum implemented by teachers skilled in multi-sensory and differentiated instruction.

Elise Albrecht has worked at The Cloverleaf School since 2015 and is a middle school teacher and Educational Director. Elise earned her M.Ed. in literacy in 2017, and has trained in Positive Discipline, Singapore math, and assistive technology. Elise’s background in literacy and arts integration helps her incorporate multisensory, movement-based learning in the classroom.

Miranda English has worked at The Cloverleaf School since 2015 and is a middle school teacher and Positive Behavior Support System Coordinator. Miranda earned her Bachelors in Education and has Special Education certifications in each subject area as well as a reading endorsement. Miranda’s background in positive behavior implementation helps her incorporate student social development and regulation in the classroom.

All students, but especially students with special needs, benefit from various modifications and accommodations in the classroom and thrive in a classroom environment that delivers “whole body learning.” This presentation will illustrate whole body learning in the classroom and offer examples of not only how to best support students to reach their learning potential, but also to encourage positive behaviors, social skills, and coping strategies.

Explore the facets of “whole body learning” and how it encompasses best practices for teaching all students, but especially those with special needs. Practical applications to address the physical, mental, and social-emotional needs of students will be covered.

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Whole-Body Learning

Elise Albrecht, Master of Education

Miranda English, Bachelor of Education

The Cloverleaf School is a private, non-profit school in Decatur that empowers neurodiverse students grades K-8th to become more capable, connected, considerate, and creative through student-centered, whole-body learning. Whole body learning is emphasized in small classes with a comprehensive, student-centered curriculum implemented by teachers skilled in multi-sensory and differentiated instruction.

Elise Albrecht has worked at The Cloverleaf School since 2015 and is a middle school teacher and Educational Director. Elise earned her M.Ed. in literacy in 2017, and has trained in Positive Discipline, Singapore math, and assistive technology. Elise’s background in literacy and arts integration helps her incorporate multisensory, movement-based learning in the classroom.

Miranda English has worked at The Cloverleaf School since 2015 and is a middle school teacher and Positive Behavior Support System Coordinator. Miranda earned her Bachelors in Education and has Special Education certifications in each subject area as well as a reading endorsement. Miranda’s background in positive behavior implementation helps her incorporate student social development and regulation in the classroom.

All students, but especially students with special needs, benefit from various modifications and accommodations in the classroom and thrive in a classroom environment that delivers “whole body learning.” This presentation will illustrate whole body learning in the classroom and offer examples of not only how to best support students to reach their learning potential, but also to encourage positive behaviors, social skills, and coping strategies.

Explore the facets of “whole body learning” and how it encompasses best practices for teaching all students, but especially those with special needs. Practical applications to address the physical, mental, and social-emotional needs of students will be covered.