I use gestures – and ask students to use them – a lot in my teaching.

I’ve shared what I do, and the research backing it, at The Best Resources On Students Using Gestures & Physical Movement To Help With Learning.

Today, Scientific American published Students Who Gesture during Learning ‘Grasp’ Concepts Better.

It provides an excellent summary of research backing up the use of gestures in education, including the most up-to-date studies and is well worth reading….