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10 Activities to Enhance Social-Emotional Literacy in the Classroom: Transform Student Behavior from Chaos to Calm

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Lynne Kenney, PsyD
1 Hour 44 Minutes
Audio and Video


Imagine a classroom that is calm, well-managed and centered on learning, not behavior management.

Join us for a practical program introducing research-based activities from Dr. Kenney’s most recent works Bloom Your Room and 70 Play Activities To Enhance Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior. Discover simple activities to enhance competence, confidence, communication and collaboration. Get ahead of misbehavior by teaching with the brain in mind!




Lynne Kenney, PsyD's Profile

Lynne Kenney, PsyD Related seminars and products

Move2Think, LLC

Lynne Kenney, PsyD, is the nation’s leading pediatric psychologist in the development of classroom cognitive-physical activity programs for students grades K-6. Dr. Kenney develops curriculum, programming, and activities to improve children’s cognition through coordinative cognitive-motor movement, executive function skill-building strategies, and social-emotional learning.

Dr. Kenney has advanced fellowship training in forensic psychology and developmental pediatric psychology from Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Harbor-UCLA/UCLA Medical School. She holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of Southern California and a Doctorate in Psychology from Pepperdine.

Dr. Kenney’s books include 70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior with Rebecca Comizio (PESI, 2016), the Social-Emotional Literacy program, Bloom Your Room™ (Mrs. Beetle’s Books, 2017), Musical Thinking™ (Unhooked Books, 2016), and Bloom: 50 Things to Say, Think and Do with Anxious, Angry and Over-the-Top Kids with Wendy Young (Unhooked Books, 2015). Her professional development platform, The Kinetic Classroom, brings executive function education and cognitive-motor movement to educators and clinicians worldwide.

Since 1985, Dr. Kenney has worked as an educator in community service from the inner cities of Los Angeles to national organizations such as the Neurological Health Foundation,, HandsOn Phoenix, and Points of Light (Generation On). She values closing the education gap in poverty and enjoys working with Title I schools.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Lynne Kenney maintains a private practice.  She is an author for St. Lynn’s Press, Better Life Media, Inc., and Move 2 Think, LLC.  Dr. Kenney is the creator of The Family Coach Method.  She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Lynne Kenney has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.

Target Audience

Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Educators, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants and other Mental Health Professionals


  1. Establish a new social-emotional literacy tool for classrooms called Bloom Your Room, created as a 50-piece art collection with research-based strategies, tools and activities build into it. Kids will enjoy the art, talking about the characters and learning social skills, kindness and empathy without any resistance.
  2. Show how to fill your tool-box with words and activities to help your students on a healthy path to good behavior and top-notch learning.
  3. Describe exactly what to say to encourage students to be prosocial, kind and caring with one another, allowing you more time to do what you love, teach.


  • Learning Objectives
    • Cognitive Science behind learning and memory
    • Cognitive Detective
    • Cognitive Conversations
    • Tool-box
  • 10 Thinking Skill Activities
    • The Love Notes from Musical Thinking
    • Slow Mo and Quick Rick
    • Why We Move To Think
    • Let Me Think About That
    • What’s In It For Me
    • The “Cognitive Conversation”
    • My Attention Engine
    • Process Speed Front Loading Worksheet
    • The HOPPER Homework Planning Sheet
    • Put A Bow On It
  • Core Executive Functions
    • Attention
    • Planning and Previewing
    • Approaching Tasks
    • Initiation and Execution
    • Reviewing and Revising
    • Organization
    • Memory
    • Inhibition
    • Time estimation, allocation, monitoring
  • How We Learn
    • What learning is
    • How we learn
    • Memory
    • Neuronal Pathways
    • Practice
    • Movement
    • Rhythm, tempo and timing
  • Activities

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