UPDATED - DOUBLE DVD

The foundation skills for reading, writing and maths explained

Produced / Directed by Robyn Cox

Play chapter one of the DVD here.
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DVD – Get Ready for School – Early Childhood & Early Primary

Outline of the content of the video - Chapters 1 to 8

DVD1 – Update of the original DVD

Chapter one: A brief overview of the pre-requisite skills for reading, writing and maths.
Based on child development research, we can help a child succeed with reading, writing and maths if we focus first on the foundation skills that underpin all formal learning.
Duration 15 minutes

Chapter two: 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 minutes

Chapter three: 'Foundation Skills' activities for pre-schoolers.
A demonstration of a range of physical activities that can be used by educators and parents to help move children towards becoming physically and developmentally ready for formal learning (40 different activities). Aimed at children 3-5years. Duration: 20 minutes

Chapter four: 'Foundation Skills' activities for junior school.
A demonstration of a range of physical activities that can be used by educators and parents to help move children towards becoming physically and developmentally ready for formal learning (36 different activities). Aimed at children 5-7years. Duration: 17 minutes


DVD2 – ALL NEW MATERIAL

Chapter five: ‘Smart Start’ – A Perceptual Motor Program’ more than a movement programme. Presented by Gill Connell by kind permission J. Bulluss & P. Coles. Duration 30 minutes

Chapter six: Auditory and visual processing activities from the ‘Smart Words – Word Study Program – Level A&B’. Presented by Louise Dempsey by kind permission J. Bulluss & P. Coles Duration 30 minutes

Chapter seven: Snippets from a day in a ‘Foundation Skills Classroom’
Murrays Bay School, Auckland, New Zealand. Teacher – Jessica Mosley Duration 20 minutes

Chapter eight: Snippets from a day in a ‘Foundation Skills Classroom’
Torbay School, Auckland, New Zealand. Teacher – Magda Schoeman Duration 25 minutes

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