Nancy Young, Ed.D.
Reading | Writing | Learning

Movement Resources

Nancy Young, Ed.D.
Reading | Writing | Learning

Movement Resources

Nancy’s Previous Book (currently in revision)

Secret Code Actions

Nancy’s book Secret Code Actions™: A Resource to Support Learning to Read and Spell the
English Language, Teacher and Parent Edition (2016/17), was written to enhance code-based
instruction/practice as needed using skill-based movements. Secret Code Actions™ is currently
being revised. Contact Nancy for more information.


Additional Book Recommendations

How the Body Knows Its Mind: The Surprising Power of the Physical Environment to Influence
How You Think and Feel Beilock, Sian (2015) ( (

The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain
Murphy Paul, Annie (2021) ( (

Enhancing Children’s Cognition With Physical Activity Games
Tomporowski, P., McCullick, B., & Pesce, C. (2015) ( (

Mind in Motion: How Action Shapes Thought
Tversky, Barbara (2019)  ( (

​Movement Matters: How Embodied Cognition Informs Teaching and Learning
Macrine & Fugate (Editors) 2022 ( (

Articles & Papers (A Summary)

Click HERE for a summary of articles on enhancing learning using movement (curated by Nancy in 2022)

Articles & Papers