Kids Focus uses UNIQUE brain-based movements to help young learners balance their brains, bodies, and emotions quickly and naturally. A 2-minute Kids Focus movement can help children FOCUS, feel calm, concentrate, and
learn to SELF-REGULATE - in minutes!
In the classroom, doing a Kids Focus movement before any learning activity helps SWITCH ON THE BRAIN so that children can focus, learn, and remember more effectively.
Using Kids Focus movements in the classroom,
children naturally strive to balance, grow, and mature. ADD/ADHD behavior seems to disappear.
And there are no drug side-effects!
KIDS FOCUS BRAIN-BODY MOVEMENTS
for the CLASSROOM
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Brain Wake Ups - sleepy, tired, bored?
Brain Boosters - distracted, unfocused, inattentive?
Brain Balancers - emotional, impulsive, hyperactive?
Brain Soothers - anxious, worried, frightened?
KIDS FOCUS HELPS SCHOOLS MEET OR EXCEED CDC/PECAT GUIDELINES FOR CHILDHOOD PHYSICAL ACTIVITY DURING THE DAY.
- Supports healthy students and sharper brains
- Improves Focus and Attention
- Easier Learning
- Better Memory
- Improves Comprehension
- Better Problem Solving
- Improves Self-Regulation Skills
- Supports Emotional Self-Control
- Fosters Emotional Well-Being and Mindfulness
- Improves Motor Skills and Coordination
- Builds the 3 C's: Confidence, Compassion, Caring
- Fosters Imagination and Creativity
- Ignites Motivation
- Increases Academic Success
- Improves Classroom Performance
- Improves Math and Reading Scores
- Fosters Enjoyment of Learning
- Boosts Self-Esteem
Marcia Lee Unnever, B.A. Ed., founder of Kids Focus and Solutions Without Drugs, is a certified Educational Trainer, Reading Specialist, ADD/ADHD Consultant, writer, educational advocate, and public speaker. Marcia is registered on the NM Trainer Registry with competency in
Child Growth, Development, and Learning.
With over forty years experience in teaching, movement, and research on children's brain and behavioral development, Marcia created Kids Focus to help children focus, feel balanced, and learn to self-regulate using brain-based movements in the classroom.
Marcia also offers individual programs for children who are struggling in school. She uses Kids Focus movements, healthy nutrition, better sleep, and reduced screen time to reduce ADD/ADHD behavior.
Marcia is a featured presenter at NMAEYC, Head2Toe, Parents Reaching Out, EPICS, ISEPP, NMPED and the Nurtured Heart Approach.
She has been honored for her contributions to teacher training, curriculum design and development, child development, early childhood, elementary and
secondary education programs, staff development,
special education, and classroom management.
IMPROVEMENTS IN NEW MEXICO STUDENTS
- Ratings Assigned by Teachers -
Following Directions +73-90%
Positive Attitude +77-86%
Effect on Learning +65-81%
Effect on Test Scores +70-100%
"My students give 2000% when we do Kids Focus
movements throughout the school day."
3rd Grade Teacher
" Awesome. The brain needs exercise! And Kids Focus works fast!" Middle School Counselor
"We use the movements every day.
The teachers and students love them!"
Elementary School Principal
"I do Kids Focus every day before school with my little brother.
It's fun and I'm getting A's!" 6th Grader
"Kids Focus really helps my students focus and get
ready to learn. Classroom behavior has improved 100%!"
Charter School Kindergarten Teacher
“The children enjoy Kids Focus so much
they would say ‘let’s do the exercises.’ "
Child Development Center Teacher (ages 3-5)
KIDS FOCUS IS A PIONEER IN BRAIN-BASED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN THE CLASSROOM
Since 2010 Kids Focus has been offering workshops for early childhood, preschools, elementary schools, middle schools, and mental health organizations in
New Mexico, Colorado, California. and Native American reservations. Teachers use Kids Focus daily to help children grow healthy, develop brain processing skills, mature, and succeed in school.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN THE CLASSROOM SOARS IN THE U.S.
Physical activity in the classroom has grown by leaps and bounds across the United States because of the powerful positive impact it has on academic success, childhood growth and development, and improved behavior and self-esteem.
CDC/PECAT GUIDELINES FOR HEALTHY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN SCHOOL
Find out how Kids Focus can insure your school meets or exceeds CDC/PECAT Guidelines for healthy childhood physical activity in school. Click on CONTACT US to send a request for a school assessment.
KIDS FOCUS CLIENT LIST
For a complete list of the NEW MEXICO and CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS and CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS using KIDS FOCUS, click on CONTACT US to write directly to Marcia.
New Mexico Association for the Education of Young Children, Early Childhood Conferences, Albuquerque, NM 2012 - 2019
TEDxABQ ED 2017
NMPED Inspire Journey to the Heart of Education Conference, Albuquerque, NM
Head 2 Toe Conferences, New Mexico State Department of Health, Albuquerque, NM 2015 - 2017
New Mexico Coalition for Charter Schools Conference, Albuquerque, NM 2017
Native American Conferences on Special Education, Albuquerque, NM, 2015 - 2016
Parents Reaching Out, Family Leadership Conferences, Albuquerque, NM 2014 - 2015
International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry Conference, Los Angeles, CA 2011
Reclaiming Childhood Conference, Albuquerque, NM 2017