Movement and learning in the early years [electronic resource] :supporting dyspraxia (DCD) and other difficulties / Christine Macintyre and Kim McVitty.
By: Macintyre, Christine.
Contributor(s): McVitty, Kim.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Thousand Oaks, Calif : Paul Chapman Pub. ; SAGE Pub, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 142 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781847877918 (electronic bk.); 1847877915 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Movement education | Learning | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Fencing | Learning | Movement educationGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 796.86/8 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 -- Early intervention in movement and learning; Part I: Making the case; Part II: Movement and learning; Chapter 2 -- Analysing, observing and assessing movement; Part I: Analysing movement; Part II: Observing and assessing movement; Chapter 3 -- Learning and perception; Part I: Learning and movement; Part II: Perception; Chapter 4 -- Handwriting and mathematics -- a movement perspective; Part I: Handwriting; Part II: Mathematics; Chapter 5 -- Programmes of activities for perceptual-movement programmes; Part I: Introduction
�I strongly recommend that this book is available in every school' - Educational Review. �It is always good to be able to welcome a book on such a key factor as movement in early childhood development' - Marian Whitehead, Nursery World. �The book is very informative and readable by parents, teachers and students and amply illustrated with case studies' - Judith Stansfield, SEN ICT Consultant. This book shows how to observe a child as they move to allow for early identification of any problem and then tells how to help. Included is advice on: - building confidence - helping with handwriting - s.