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Here is an annotated list of resources related to Kinesthetic Learning Activities. All pages on this Wiki are available for you to edit, but we especially encourage you to add your own links to interesting resources on this page!

Related Exercises:

Manipulatives: the use of objects (such as stacking cups and tinkertoys) to teach computer science concepts is closely tied to kinesthetic learning; Bucci, Long, Weide, and Hollingsworth's toys are us paper about manipulatives for mathematical concepts in CS are a good place to start with these
Active Learning: KLAs are one type of active learning exercise; the literature on active learning is far too broad to summarize here, but Jeffrey McConnell's active and cooperative learning site is a good place to start for CS, and Richard Felder's active and cooperative learning site is a good place to start for general engineering education. Bonwell and Eison's seminal report on active learning is also a good read.
Lemonade: Steve Wolfman's Making Lemonade paper addresses large class techniques in general, but also mentions a couple of "massive KLAs" that scale well to large groups
CS Unplugged: a collection of non-computer-based computing exercises targetted at K-12 students:
Hands-On Labs Without Computers:
Interactive Drama: many campuses have theater groups that will help you act out concepts in class; UW on Cue is one example

Learning Styles And Theory:

VARK: the VARK learning styles index, developed by Bonwell and Fleming, includes kinesthetic learning as a crucial element
ILS: Felder and Silverman's Index of Learning Styles is especially popular among the engineering disciplines; it does not include kinesthetic learning as a category, but many of the learning styles it does include are well addressed by KLAs, especially the "active" style
Related Terms: kinesthetic learning is called by many names; if you're searching for relevant information try keywords like "tactile learning", "total physical response", and "sensorimotor learning".
Learning Theories: many modern learning theories address the role of the physical and bodily in cognitive processes; some examples are Piaget's early focus on sensorimotor learning, Vygotsky's notion of internalization of external symbols and actions, and Distributed Cognition's focus on cognitive processes that span more than a single human mind.

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