Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Movement education; Movement, Psychology of;
The purpose of this review is to discuss the benefits of using movement throughout the daily routine of an early childhood classroom. The research focused on using movement to increase literacy and mathematics knowledge, teach self-regulation skills and increase attention. and have different seating options that would allow for consistent movement. Findings of this review show that movement does have academic and behavioral benefits in the early childhood classroom. Limitations are recognized for the research presented and recommendations are given for ways to incorporate movement into the classroom. To conclude this review of literature. educational policies and future research are included.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
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©2017 Alison A. Waltz
Waltz, Allison A., "Benefits of movement for academic achievement and classroom behaviors" (2017). Graduate Research Papers. 620.