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About Literacise

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Literacise is book-based book-related reading activities for K - Gr. 3.

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Literacise is NEAT (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis-controlled in place movement.)

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Literacise improves receptive language skills development.

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Literacise can help improve concentration and behavior

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Literacise is multi-sensory. We retain 90% of what we hear, see, say and do.

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Literaciser student interaction leads to greater processing of materials.

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Literacise sessions utilize the following instructional techniques: repetition, read aloud, word comprehension and the sounding out of words.

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Literacise uses multi-cultural picture books with kids of different races.

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Literacise uses music and rhythm to enhance the learning experience.

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Literacise explains in simple language how the heart feeds the brain.

The Research

THE Danger of Sitting Too Much!

Literacise is NEAT! – NON EXERCISE ACTIVITY THERMOGENESIS

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3787287/

Research on Learning and Exercise

Exercising at own pace boosts a child’s ability to learn https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/12/171219092958.htm

Children’s brain development is linked to physical fitness, research finds https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/09/100915171536.htm

Physical Activity May Strengthen Children’s Ability To Pay Attention

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090331183800.htm

New school of thought: In-class physical exercise won’t disrupt learning, teaching
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180917114306.htm

Physical activity boosts kids’ brain power, academic prowess
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160629105758.htm

Incorporating exercise into classroom lessons increases children’s physical activity levels

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150325131407.htm

Groundbreaking Book

Ratey, John  Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain  published by Hachette Book Group, 2008

Services

1. Literacise Enrichment – One – Three Sessions.

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Literacise Trainer*

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Classroom book set - Jonathan & His Mommy + Kevin & His Dad Literacise Lesson Plan

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Student Handout - “The Heart is the Part that Makes you Smart” Literacise Fact Sheet

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Recommended Reading List - Books to Literacise

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Scientific Research

2. Customized Literacise:

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Literacise team develops Lesson Plans for the approved books in school’s Language Arts curriculum and or School Library list ** Preparation and Consultation Time two - four weeks

3. Professional Development Literaciser Training

4. Conference Keynotes and Presentations on Literacise

5. Parent/Community Literacise Events (per photo above) with Trainers,
Live characters, book giveaways, and music. The community Literacises

6. Books for Sale

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Jonathan and His Mommy – English, Spanish and Bi-lingual versions.

Kevin and His Dad – English, Spanish and Bi-lingual versions.

To order books please fill out the Literacise Contact form.

Notes: 

*Literacise trainers follow all COVID preventions and protocols per CDC guidelines.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/operation-strategy.html

Literacise trainers are college educated, vaccinated and passed Cori background checks.

Proof of vaccinations presented to the school

Literacisers are masked. They keep their masks on at all times

Literacisers present 6 feet from students when possible.  There is no direct physical contact with students.

**There is a separate fee for training or a trainer with Customized Literacise Programming

“Neuroscience based, Literacise is experiential multi-intelligence learning providing social and emotional engagement.”

F.A.Q

What does Literacise do and What is Literacise?

Literacise combines reading and exercise for increased learning. Literacise is book-based book-related reading instruction and movement.

What is Literacise’s Target Market?

Literacise targets children in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.

What Literacy Best Practices do Literacise Sessions include?

Sessions include read alouds, repetition, vocabulary, and sounding out words.

How long are Literacise Sessions?

Sessions are, age appropriate, 25 – 45 minutes. Session length is adjustable.

How active are Literacise Sessions?

Literacise movement is controlled in-place movement. Literacise uses a technique called NEAT or NON-EXERCISE-ACTIVITY-THERMOGENESIS.

When and where do students Literacise?

Literacise is reading enrichment. It is part of the curriculum day in the classroom.

Do you need any special equipment? Is there a space requirement?

There is no special equipment. A classroom has space for limited movement.

What does a Literacise session consist of?

1. Introduction Presenter. Explanation of Literacise Learning+Health+Wellness

2. Introduction of the Book, Title, and Author.

3. Student Discussion: Characters? Setting? What is the Story about? , etc.

4. Literacise Warm-up – Inspirational song with music

5. Read aloud. Students ‘do the book’ body movements and repeating text.

6. Cool down with inspirational song/music. 7. Talkback/Feedback Session with Students.

8. Coloring Handout given “The Heart is the Part that Makes ME Smart”.

9. Students self-hug and applaud themselves.

10. Literaciser gives positive feedback, “Excellent work! Good Job!”

Please contact the Literacise Team if you have any further questions.

Let Literacise help your students achieve!

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