A Moving Child Is a Learning Child

A Moving Child Is a Learning Child

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In order to learn, kidsa€™ need to move! Grounded in best practices and current research, this hands-on resource connects the dots that link brain activity, movement, and early learning. The expert authors unveil the Kinetic Scale: a visual map of the active learning needs of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary graders that fits each childa€™s individual timetable. Teachers, parents, and caregivers will find a wealth of information, actionable tips, and games they can use to support childrena€™s healthy developmenta€”all presented in a lively, full-color format with demonstrative diagrams and photos. A final section offers easy-to-implement activities geared to the Kinetic Scale. Downloadable digital content includes printable charts, games, and activities from the book plus a PowerPoint presentation for professional development, parent handouts, and bonus activities. An ideal tool for coaches, mentors, and trainers.Introducing the Kinetic Scale unique framework encompassing all the elements of movement: reflexes, sensory tools (sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch, balance, and intuition), motor tools (power, coordination, and control), and language based on six stages of movement development from birth to age 7: snugglers, squigglers, stompers, scampers, scooters, and skedaddlers designed to foster a balanced diet of physical activity that helps each child move, grow, and learn on the childa€™s individual timetableIn the first part of the book, Part 1: Movement Matters, we explain the importance of movement and introduce you to a new tool we call the Kinetic Scale. Part 2: A ... Finally, Part 6: Smart Steps wraps up with 36 thoughtfully selected activities that keep the fun and learning moving. Many of the ... printable PDFs at the Free Spirit Publishing website (see page ix for information about how to access the PDFs).

Title:A Moving Child Is a Learning Child
Author: Gill Connell, Cheryl McCarthy
Publisher:Free Spirit Publishing - 2013-11-13

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