This course introduces the concepts behind Action Based Learning. Understand the critical role that movement plays in the learning process, and the vast research to support the benefits of movement, and how movement can improve academics, behavior, and overall student wellness. The concepts discussed are thought provoking, and designed to engage the learner in creating actionable steps to begin implementing Action Based Learning strategies immediately.
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[ABL-101] Introduction to Action Based Learning
Dive into the vast research and data to support the benefits of movement, and learn how movement can improve academics, behavior, and overall student wellness. The concepts discussed are thought provoking, and designed to engage the learner in creating actionable steps to begin implementing Action Based Learning strategies immediately.
You will leave this course with strong knowledge of the brain body connection and how we can translate this into the classroom to optimize learning in various settings throughout the school, in every aspect of learning.
3 Challenges 4 Discussion Posts
1 Final Project Includes Workbook and Free Downloadable Resources
Who is this for?
Educators Administrators Health and Wellness Professionals Educational Youth Programs
Full Access to:
Personal Digital Ebook ABL Community Page ABL Resource Center Weekly Coaching Calls
Certificate of Completion for 8 hours of Continuing Education in Action Based Learning Teaching Methodology
This is a self paced course. Individuals may go at their own pace, and complete course work at anytime. You will receive certificate of completion for this 8 hr course. We recommend completing 1 module per week (approx 2 hrs), so that you can complete the course within 30 days.
3. What is a Champion Chat Call?
In addition to the self paced portion of this course, you have the option to attend a weekly zoom meeting live with an ABL Instructor, or listen to the recorded audio at a later time. Note, these zoom meetings are open to all learners currently enrolled in ABL Academy and are moderated in a Q&A format. Topics will vary each week based on learner's questions. To post questions in advance, please post to the ABL Community page. To join an upcoming Zoom meeting, see [0.3] Champion Chat, inside your course.
Although we recommend attending at least 1 zoom call throughout this course, this is optional and you will not be penalized for not attending.
4. Does completing this course count towards receiving my Action Based Learning Certification?
Yes. ABL-101 is a pre-requisite for the following certifications: ABL-LF (Lab Facilitator) ABL-ST (School Trainer) ABL-DT (District Trainer) Completion of this course can be used as credit hours towards your ABL Certification.
5. How do I receive my certificate for this course?
Submitting your final project is the final step in this course. Your certificate will be provided upon submission and instructor review of your final project. Question regarding the final project should be posted to ABL Community page
9. How do I access digital downloads?
All digital downloads and resources will be posted in your "MY RESOURCES" tab, for access after your course closes. This tab will also hold any additional documents ABL Instructors have provided for your personal use.
10. I have questions, who can I contact?
To speak with an Instructor:
The best and quickest way to reach your instructor is to post your question on the ABL Community Page. For private messages, There is an option to direct message your instructor from your dashboard, by clicking on My Inbox. Customer Support:
You can also email [email protected] or call 843-879-2201 to speak with an ABL Academy team member.
To contact other learners: The best way to communicate with your colleagues is by posting on the ABL Community page. You will not be able to direct message learners, but you can post your questions and comments on the community page, for your classmates to answer.
11. Discussion Posts and ABL Community Page
ABL Community. This is where all class communication occurs, and you will be encouraged
throughout the course to post in the ABL community and engage with your instructor and
classmates on all boards.
The ABL community page is very similar to social media, except that it is a private community for the Action Based Learning educators only. The social platform allows you to add ABL friends, comment, reply, and "like" posts. You can also update your bio and profile picture for other members in the community to follow you, and reach out with questions.
In addition to posting questions and collaborating with your colleagues, we will be using the ABL Community page throughout this course for you to complete a weekly discussion post. Discussion Posts are assigned at the end of each module, with a question designed for you to reflect and apply what you have learned in that module. Communication with your colleagues will be highly encouraged throughout the course!
12. How do I view my course progress?
ABL Academy uses a gamification system in order to reward you for a job well done! You will get
badges and points according to the number of times you access the course, and how well have
you done with your assignments & quizzes. To view your badges click on your bio button that is
located on the top left corner. Your badges will appear under Achievements.
13. Where can I view current and upcoming courses?
Once you have logged into ABL Academy you can locate available courses by clicking on the
ABC Pathways symbol that is located on the upper left corner of your screen by your name. Then
click on All Courses. Browse NEW and upcoming courses here!
Action Based Learning Educational Training Team
Brought to you by ABL Master Trainer and Classroom Coaching Team
Action Based Learning is excited to work with your team to help transform the way our children learn! Online courses benefit teachers of all levels, nurses, OTs, PTs, parents, administrators, curriculum developers and decision makers. Learners will walk away with valuable information which has the power to change lives and transform the future of education. ABL Master Trainers are highly trained, highly qualified leaders who are chosen because they are outstanding, award winning educators! Each Master Trainer brings their own expertise to ABL's innovative courses, with a focus on training teachers, principals, and school administrators how to link academics to the movement.
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