KINDERGARTEN IN MOTION

 

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LEARNING SITUATIONS IN MOTION IN FIELDS OF EDUCATION

 

 

 

 

 

In many elementary schools learning has arrived in being movement long ago. This should be prepared in kindergarten. In regard of a useful transition of the year before school and the phases of the entry in school, the following examples are mostly for the pre school age. For most of the examples, changes till the age of four are perfectly possible. Some of this ideas are cognisant taken from the collection of index cards of active learning, especially for the first class (Müller 2006). These examples are marked with *.

 

 

 

 

 

Chosen fields of education:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematics

 

 

 

Communication

 

 

 

Natural Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Global goals:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional access of information by movement

 

 

 

Feel, perceive, sample something through movement/the body

 

 

 

Experience, recognize, understand something through movement

 

 

 

Express, communicate something with mimic, gesture, body language

 

 

 

Scenic design something

 

 

 

Form, arrange, change something through movement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optimisation of information processing

 

 

 

Signalize affection or rejection through movement

 

 

 

Exercise, sort something by passing a ball

 

 

 

Solve tasks while walking through a room or changing places

 

 

 

 

 

Müller, Chr. (2015). Bewegter Kindergarten. (2. Aufl.). Meißen: Unfallkasse Sachsen, S. 34-80.