Get Ready For School DVD
Too many children experience failure at school. This Double DVD takes you right to the heart of the matter by exploring the importance of children's physical and sensory development.
Children that have gaps in their gross and fine motor skills, and sensory ( ears, eyes etc) development are not able to cope with learning in the classroom.
Chapter 1: Why these development gaps may appear through the concept of retained reflexes and postural control.
Chapters 2: A closer look at " The Foundation Skills for Formal Learning". Reflex development, sensory integration and the relationship between movement and learning are explained in detail. (duration 15 mins)
Chapter 3: 'Foundation Skills' activities for pre-schoolers (40 activities) Duration 20 mins
Chapter 4: 'Foundation Skills' activities for junior school (36 activities) Duration 20 mins
Chapter 5 ' Smart Start' - A Perceptual Motor Program, more than a movement program. duration 30 mins.
Chapter 6: Auditory and visual processing activities from the Smart Words - Smart Study Program - Levels A and B. Duration 30 mins
Chapters 7 and 8: Excerpts from a day in 2 different Foundation Skils Classrooms. Duration 45 mins.
People looking at poor learning outcomes in schools often focus on better resources; better teaching; more accountability; better parenting etc. All of these programs are doomed to failure until the gaps in chldrens development are understood and remedied.
This DVD is a must for all parents and teachers.
Author: Robyn Cox New Zealand