Item description for The Well Balanced Child: Movement and Early Learning (Hawthorn Press Early Years) by Sally Goddard Blythe...
Sally Goddard Blythe thoroughly explains why movement is so important for the healthy development of babies and young children. She describes movement, balance, reflexes, learning, and behavior in early education and how music affects brain development. The book includes songs, games and, activities that encourage learning at key stages of development.
Here is a unique and holistic approach to the senses, movement, the brain, play, and movement. It is also a valuable resource for helping parents and professionals assess children with learning difficulties and for dealing with learning and behavioral problems through movement.
This one is highly recommended for all early education teachers and parents of young children.
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More About Sally Goddard Blythe
Sally Goddard Blythe is director of The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology, which researches the effects of neurological dysfunction in specific learning difficulties, and devises effective remedial programs. She is the author of Reflexes Learning and Behaviour as well as numerous professional papers and articles.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Well Balanced Child: Movement and Early Learning (Hawthorn Press Early Years)?
The Well-Balanced Child Aug 31, 2005
This book is wonderful for those interested in the development of babies into childhood. It puts perspective as to why some children have learning issues, and how their development as babies directly impacts their learning later in life.
50 out of 10 !!!! Aug 27, 2005
This last year alone, I have spent many hundreds of hours researching the Vestibular System, and the effects of quality exercise and nutrition upon it, and the developing body. I wish I had discovered this book earlier - the majority of that time I could have utilised going deeper into the wide range of references Sally Goddard Blythe has also provided.
I have been actively encourageing my colleagues in the High School situation, in different Martial Arts organizations, and in the Circular Strength Training groups, to purchase this text as a integral and very valuable resource.
I would also love to meet this lady - what a absolute treasure house of ideas she would be, for stimulating new, exciting ways of instruction for all.