RKL is the brand for Kimberli’s original body of work, “Reaching the Kinesthetic Learner through Movement & Creative Dance.”
RKL is a dynamic and highly effective approach to teaching and learning. It enhances critical thinking skills, literacy, and creativity in core subject areas across the curriculum.
The Kennedy Center describes Arts Integration as…
An APPROACH to TEACHING in which students construct and demonstrate UNDERSTANDING through an ART FORM…
RKL as an Arts Integration methodology identifies the natural connections between elements and principles of dance and key concepts in other subject areas.
Through RKL, students engage in a series of creative processes that connect dance and other subject areas - meeting evolving objectives in both.
Reaching the Kinesthetic Learner through Movement & Creative Dance is a dynamic and highly effective approach to Increasing student engagement - Improving student understanding - Raising test scores
Through her original body of work, “Reaching the Kinesthetic Learner though Movement and Creative Dance, Kimberli has reached thousands. Her workshops for students and professional educators (pre K through 12 and beyond) integrate basic elements and principles of dance with best practices in teaching and learning.
Professional Development Workshops
Coaching for Educators
Training for Teaching Artists
Reaching the Kinesthetic Learner Across the Curriculum K - 12
Learning to Move - Moving to Learn
K-2 Moving through Science
Dance COUNTS, Math MOVES
Fractions in Action
English Language Arts
DANCE Me a Story
Write to DANCE
Moving Free Verse Poetry, Metaphor & Simile
History | Social Studies
Moving to Harlem
Responding to Visual Art through Movement & Creative Dance
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
National Workshop Presenter | National Seminar Leader
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival: Curriculum in Motion
Lead Teaching Artist
Living Arts Detroit Wolf Trap
Master Teaching Artist
Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning through the Arts
National Workshop Presenter
U. S. Fulbright Specialist, 2019 grant recipient to Trinidad and Tobago