The Colorado Teacher of the Year Program is our state's oldest and most prestigious honors program which recognizes the contributions of the classroom teacher
Movement Method has proven to be ground breaking in schools. Students love to learn again, teachers on the verge of burn out refind the passion for education, feel re-energized by seeing the behavioral problems evaporate and students engage in learning activities and reaching their goals, while having fun, feeling relaxed and content.
This is self- explanatory data to show the effectiveness of Movement Method. This teacher increased her effectiveness in many areas. The usual score for classroom teachers that is accepted as 'on target' is proficient. Many teachers even receive a partially proficient because of the difficulty the students bring to class. Their data is often very low, coming from challenging backgrounds and low income families. To achieve an 'accomplished' is outstanding. Notice the growth from one year to the next year when this teacher implemented MM.
There is no stronger evidence than reflections from students who have experienced Movement Method in action. This class wrote their end of the year speeches, and here are their testimonies:
I wanted to apologize for missing Saturday. I was so disappointed that I caught some stomach bug. It was a fascinating and enjoyable training!
RE: Bianca Rimbach
To Whom It May Concern:
I have the privilege this school year to be working in the general education 5th grade classroom of Bianca Rimbach at Evans International Elementary School in Colorado Springs CO. I am a Special Education Paraprofessional at the school and spend approximately 2/3 of each day in Ms. Rimbach's class with my student. While I do work individually with my student, Ms. Rimbach makes sure that he is included in special activities for math, science and other subjects that she has planned for the general class.