Teachers tap into brain science to boost learning was the title of a PBS News Hour report last night. You can read the transcript here.
There was some ridicule of the program on social media, but I think what the teacher is doing is pedagogically sound. Though I don’t have students in my mainstream students combine words with gestures, as she does, it’s certainly a common practice among ELL teachers. I even have a related “Best” list: The Best Resources On Students Using Gestures & Physical Movement To Help With Learning.