Brain Gym® Teacher Practicum 

Designed for those who wish to develop and successfully teach Brain Gym in a class or private format. Provides instruction in theory, teaching methods, and procedures, and development of an action plan for achieving professional goals.

This course is built on self-reflecting, collaborating and co-teaching. The students “practice” teaching the Brain Gym® concepts. They also present the instructor with their completed coursework and a self-assessment. Preparing the paperwork shows self-responsibility, competency and administrative prowess. While there is a level of vulnerability required to share your private work, doing so is an opportunity to receive feedback and refine one’s knowledge base. The preparation helps the student. And, it also aids the instructor who assesses the paperwork and then fine-tunes the course content accordingly. It is a win-win. But like most wins, it requires a bit of effort on everyone’s part.

Pre-requisites:

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Brain Gym® for Daily Living (BG101) (twice)

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96 hours of electives (outside of North America may be different)

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14 credits of Anatomy or Kinesiology (e.g. Touch for Health)

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Completed required case studies and balances

Brain Gym® 101: Balance for Daily Life

In this Brain Gym® Teacher Practicum, You Will…

Gather

Creative ideas such as visuals, powerpoint, teaching props, handouts, ideas for teaching the Brain Gym® concepts.

Present

Parts of the Brain Gym® course to fellow classmates.

Prepare

A powerpoint (if you will be using one), sample flier for peer review, outline of an introduction

Learn

the administrative requirements for teaching Brain Gym® 104
Brain Gym really opened my eyes to a different way of thinking and moving forward with the students. Letting them choose what they want to practice for helping themselves is totally revolutionary for me.
Adult Learner

This is a good evidence-based approach.
Occupational Therapist

International Faculty Cindy Goldade brings a playful, yet balanced, whole brain approach to her teaching. As an interactive adult educator and homeschooling mother, Cindy lives and breathes this work every day. She brings a lot of online teaching experience to this course.

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