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    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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    gross motor skills, you must learn how to walk before you can run. It is not only crazy how much newborns develop from birth to the first year of life, but impressive. When a newborn is first born they cannot do simple basic movements like picking up their heads, but by 6 to 7 months and they are able to sit up independently. Then from there, babies slowly learn to stand up on their own and soon after that they are learning how to walk. In the womb babies have the buoyance to walk, but they lack…

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    One important thing to remember when it comes to gross motor skill development is that children develop at different stages. Some may develop faster or slower than others. Just because a six year old has trouble skipping does not mean that they have some kind of gross motor skill delay, it could mean that they need more time to work on the still. However there are a few red flags when it comes gross motor skills development in preschoolers. A few of these red flags signs include , “ A child…

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    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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    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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    Primary school aged children develop in their fine and gross motor skills. They can perform more complex motor skill activities such as swinging, somersaulting, jumping and climbing. Gross motor skill development sees them gain muscle strength and coordination. Fine motor skill development mean they can start drawing, writing within detail and precision by using tools such as pens, pencils and brushes. They are more easily engaged in activities such as building blocks and sewing etc. Primary…

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    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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    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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    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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    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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