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  • Motor Skills

    Article Summary Many would argue that speech is not a motor skill. Many believe the term motor skill is used to describe a task. The last statement is true, although, speech should also be included when thinking about the term motor skill. “The term motor learning describes an act or task that satisfies four criteria. These four specifications are, goal oriented, meaning it is preformed in order to achieve some objective. Body and/or limb movements are required to accomplish the goal. Those movements are voluntary. Lastly, motor skills are developed as a result of practice. In other words, a skill must be learned or relearned” (2013). With that being said, speech does fall under those categories. This article summary and article critique will…

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  • Motor Skill Acquisition Essay

    Augmenting Motor Skill Acquisition In an attempt to describe the augmentation of motor skill acquisition I am going refer to the work of Schmidt and Lee (2014) throughout this assignment and inform my comments around a skill used in basketball; the free throw. A free throw is a skill that is generally unaffected by environmental factors, such as opposition. This results in a stable and highly predictable environment throughout performance. These characteristics of a free throw describe a closed…

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  • The Importance Of Learning Motor Skills

    1.0 Introduction Learning motor skills involves three main principles: interest, feedback and practice. The University of Victoria states “The principle of interest is a student’s attitude towards learning a skill, feedback principle is internal and external sources of information about motor performance and practice principle is practicing the motor skill correctly” (University of Victoria, 2012, accessed 10/3/15). These three principles are essential for learning to take place. The purpose of…

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  • Motor Competence: Gross And Fine Motor Skills

    Priya Bhojak FS-120 Running Record Observation PART II I. Physical a. Motor Competence (Gross and Fine Motor Skills): Deliberate actions that use many parts of the body, producing large movements, are called gross motor skills while Small body movements are called fine motor skills. The most valued fine motor skills are finger movements, enabling humans to write, draw, type, tie, and so on. Movements of the tongue, jaw, lips, teeth, and toes are also fine motor skills. Seraphim showed a…

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  • Fine Motor Skills Case Study

    The reduced capacity of Bonnie’s fine motor skills is a troubling matter, for both her personal life and academic success. While educators and parents cannot speed up the process of development, they can support children through various methods, helping them strengthen and increase their learning and development. The educator’s response to Bonnie’s situation would not only further hinder her delays by not giving her the experiences she needs to develop but also through the confidence and…

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  • Fine Motor Skills: A Case Study

    developmental delay they will be evaluated. These skills are age related and will vary by age. The evaluations will take place in such areas as gross motor skills, which encompasses the usage of large muscle groups for movement. These movements include walking, running, and sitting. Gross motor skills are also important for balance. Fine motor skills are motor movements that use smaller more refined muscle movement. These would be using pincer skills needed to pick up a pencil, spoon or fork.…

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  • Reading, Writing, And Arithmetic

    Communication: Communication- in this section the student was tested on her articulation of speech and her verbal response to questions as well as some basic listening skills. The student can articulate all sounds and has no problem providing an oral response to questions. She can also understand when being read to. She has no problem responding to pictures but has a hard time accurately describing the scene. She also has many different conversations with friends but usually expects…

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  • 7 Month Infant Development Analysis

    in a unique way but there are some specific milestones that a child should be able to achieve around a certain age (Santrock, 2009). I will be discussing the normal development of a 7 month infant. At 7 months an infant has begun to develop gross motor, fine motor, social, cognitive and language skills. At 7 months…

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  • Physical Fitness Performance Summary

    Summary and Evaluation of “Comparison of Physical Fitness Performance Between Elementary-Ages Students With and Without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” by Andrew M. Colombo-Dougovito Several studies have linked attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with reduced motor skill development, coordination and athletic ability. These studies have also postured that ADHD is associated with a myriad of motor deficits which affect reaction times in children with this disorder. Because…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Video Games Linking To Violence

    mathematics, science, literature, or history, can be extremely difficult. With younger students, they are given a computer video game to play that can enhance their learning experience, making it easier to understand and learn in the classroom which, in overall, will improve their performance. Even with older students, they can be given a simulation to enhance learning in the classroom or learn how to take on certain responsibilities that they will have to face as an adult once they begin…

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