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“I am being a verb!”

A new level of student engagement and success in your classroom

Three steps to engage every student in every lesson.

01.
Engage

Students focus their social, emotional, intellectual and physical energy.

02.
Explore

With new content, students negotiate, take risks, experiment, imagine and innovate in the pursuit understanding and meaning.

03.
Show

Students demonstrate their discoveries in a dynamic revelation of student learning.

…your Embody Learning kit

Introductory


  1. Embody Learning Quick Guide
  2. In-classroom examples
  3. Embody Learning SKILLS description
  4. Registration for EL podcasts

Quick Start


  1. Barebones Package plus
  2. Embody Learning Classroom Guide video
  3. Lesson Planning Guide (14 pages)
  4. 14 Embody Learning Skills Videos

Starter Complete


  1. Starter Entry Package plus
  2. Student Engagement Guide (90 pages print and eBook)
  3. Embody Learning Lesson Planning Video
  4. Six Webinars
  5. Invitation to preview the Teaching Coach App

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By passionate education professionals for teacher success

Dina Delaney

Dina Delaney

Dina has been working with K-12 educators for 9 years. She has worked with teachers to develop and implement innovative and unique STEM projects, each leading to students becoming more engaged with both content and their community. Her work led to long-term development of classroom–business collaborations that continue to work together on projects that expose more than 12,000 students annually to careers in science, engineering, and the tech industry. Dina has facilitated professional development workshops with hundreds of teachers across Arizona as part of an educational nonprofit and partner of Tucson Values Teachers, Tucson Unified School District’s Regional Science Center, Arizona Science Teachers Association, Science Foundation Arizona, and the University of Arizona College of Science. Dina’s background is also as a fine artist with a focus on sculptural ceramics, fiber arts, and drawing. Today she’s inspired and is exploring work in watercolor. She lives in sunny Tucson with her husband and two teenagers.

Enrique Feldman

Enrique Feldman

I have had the great joy of teaching and connecting with children, youth and adults for 30 years! Currently I am a public speaker who delivers many keynotes in English and Spanish across the country, in Canada, and Mexico for organizations like ILA (International Literacy Association), many statewide, regional and nationwide early childhood conferences such as First Things First, ASCC, NYSAEYC, NCAEYC, NAEYC, CDL, Rocky Mountain States Conference, NAFCC, and many more. These keynotes focus on the use of our mind, brain, and body and the concepts of Embody Learning are clearly and passionately represented. I'm also the Founder and Director of Education for the Global Learning Foundation. Through this non profit organization we engage children and youth in classrooms by demonstrating many artistic techniques, many of which use the concepts of Embody Learning. This would include my physical brain games, which are a great example of Embody Learning. In addition we foster these concepts with teacher and parent workshops. Embody Learning has impacted every part of my life, including my physical and mental health. I am physical and mentally very active and energized!

Cheryl Mertz

Cheryl Mertz

Cheryl Mertz is a master teacher trainer with 29 years of experience as a Curriculum and Instruction Coach, a Gifted Cluster Coach, and an Arts Integration Coach in Arizona Public Schools. She recently retired from Peoria Unified School District in Arizona, and continues to work as a consultant for Embody Learning®, Moving Through Math, an Arts-Integration group based in Washington, D.C., and Art Full Teaching, LLC, Cheryl’s company in Arizona.

Cheryl is skilled in a wide range of arts integrated teaching strategies that connect visual arts, drama, music, and movement to all areas of the elementary curriculum.  She writes Arts-Integrated curriculum and creates Arts Integration training and Professional Development.

Arts-Integrated teaching is Cheryl’s true passion. She is committed to sharing how the arts support meaningful learning through engaging students intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically.

Jean Cole

Jean Cole

I have been teaching in the elementary classroom for 32 years in grades pre-k-5th grade. The majority of my  teaching career was spent in an  elementary school that focused on  using arts integration strategies as the foundation  for teaching academic skills to  students.  Working to empower students  in the learning process, I collaborate with fellow teachers and model high engagement lessons and Embody Learning  strategies to use with their students .  Students are up moving, creating, and demonstrating their learning through these highly engaging strategies.  Seldom do I teach a lesson today that does not involve my students putting their "learning in their body."  Over the course of my career, these teaching strategies have helped me to evolve my teaching practices for the 21st century.

Donn Poll

Donn Poll

Donn Poll believes teachers can help every student succeed. He came to that belief 10 years ago as Executive Director of Arts Integration Solutions focusing on helping teachers use the arts to engage students in academic success. Then he formed a business with his arts and education partners to train teachers to engage students at a whole new level in Embody Learning. Donn’s background is in communication — with education (cum laude) in journalism and design, he started in the newspaper business and moved through corporate communications to education and the arts. He led the development of the Embody Learning model, working with his partners Rick Wamer and Julia Barwell and teachers in preschool through high school classrooms. Donn believes teachers are the key to making school a successful experience for every student in every classroom. He is optimistic, passionate, determined.

Rick Warmer

Rick Warmer

Rick Wamer, Chief Program Officer. Mr. Wamer has Embody Learning in his bones. He has shaped the model with teachers in classrooms across the country. With his colleague Paul Fisher, he imagined and constructed the training and coaching that will become the magic of the app. Rick’s experience at Embody Learning combined with the rest of his professional career has made him a highly effective promoter. He knows how to fully engage users after decades of managing his theater and after working with world-renowned artist Marcel Marceau as well as from touring the world on his own.

Adam Deflorian

Adam Deflorian

Adam Deflorian, Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Deflorian graduated from high school with several LLCs and graduated the University of Denver with a thriving internet business marketing luxury hotel properties. Now, with several years of knowledge to apply, he will drive the conversion of the Embody Learning model to a technology platform and manage the customer technology interface. Adam drives analytics, look-n-feel, interface documentation, usage studies, where we are today, and where we need to be in the future.

Julia Barwell

Julia Barwell

Julia Barwell brings her passion for teaching and learning strategies to Embody Learning classrooms across the country. As a former assistant professor at Northern Arizona University’s undergraduate elementary education program, she has extensive experience working with pre-service teachers, embedding theory and strategies for student engagement into her elementary methods courses. Her over thirty years as an educator include several years as an elementary music teacher, classroom teacher, instructional coach, staff developer and elementary principal. She is an Arizona certified trainer of English Language Arts Standards. Julia taught curriculum and methods courses and supervised prospective teachers in practicum classrooms.

She has shaped the Embody Learning model and guided its research.

Melissa Shaver

Melissa Shaver

Melissa Shaver teachers at Frontier Elementary School in the Peoria Unified School District in Phoenix, Arizona. She is one of the “Tres Amiga” with fellow Peoria teacher/coaches Jean Cole and Cheryl Mertz who have been part of Embody Learning development in recent years. Like her colleagues, Melissa has based her classroom practice on the principles of active learning and student engagement. With her colleagues, she has developed some of the training and coaching content for Embody Learning.

Michael Wolff

Michael Wolff

Michael Wolff, Development Officer leads the capital acquisition initiative and shapes cash management strategy to leverage each capital infusion for optimal return. Michael has experience working with businesses on valuations and structural changes, including mergers and acquisitions. Relations with investors and customers are a big part of Michael’s Embody Learning role, as he negotiates alliances that strengthen the outlook for strong performance.

Hundreds of Classrooms

We spent the last five years testing and tuning Embody Learning, working with teachers and students in our pursuit of a model that will have an impact on millions of students in every classroom — in YOUR classroom — immediately.

Future:

Text for Future section: FUTURE: Register for the free Barebones package above and we will share classroom practices of your peers. Share your ideas at ideas@embodylearning.com