Perceptual-motor behavior and educational processes
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Perceptual-motor behavior and educational processes by Bryant J. Cratty

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


  • Children with disabilities -- Education.,
  • Perceptual-motor learning.

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Edition Notes

StatementWith a foreword by Leon Whitsell.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 265 p.
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20182180M

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  Jill A. Johnstone and Molly Ramon are elementary physical education teachers in San Antonio, Texas. Between the two of them, they have nearly 50 years of experience teaching physical education as well as 7 years of research, development, and implementation of perceptual-motor learning laboratories in public school by: 5.   This is the FIRST in a series of five activity books covering preschool and the primary grades. Use these classroom-tested movement education activities to assess your students motor strengths and weaknesses in preschool and early elementary grades or special education classes.5/5(2).   This book is an intensive beginning program of perceptual-motor activities for ALL your preschool to first grade students AND your special education classes. Like the Level-2 book, it is fully illustrated, covers a 25 week period, contains program background setup information, evaluation scale, performance objectives, equipment construction 5/5(5). 1. Author(s): Cratty,Bryant J Title(s): Perceptual-motor behavior and educational processes. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Springfield, Ill.

  This new edition reflects the latest developments in the field and offers new chapters on perceptual-motor skills, social skills, autistic disorders, mental retardation, and curriculum-based assessment. Careful attention is also given to cultural issues in assessment and to the assessment of special s: 1. Perceptual motor processes are the means by which perception, usually visual perception is related to motor processes to provide guided motor perfomances, such as tracking and bodily equilibrium. These process underly perceptual motor coordination, but may also contribute to some motor disorders particularly motor skills disorders.   As infants master each challenge, their perceptual and motor behavior reflects their ever-present interpersonal orientation and social environment. The extent and variety of infant perceptual and motor behavior are remarkable. Infants and toddlers spend a significant part of their days engaged in motor behavior of one type or another. cal processes must be at the level of behavior. She always maintained that the job of a perception psychologist is to describe and explain perception at the level of individual behavior, not in terms of the underlying neurophysiology (E. J. Gibson & Pick, ). Perceptual processes should be consistent with what we know about neural mechanisms.

Descriptors: Athletics, Body Image, Child Development, Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Infant Behavior, Infants, Maturation, Motor Development, Perceptual Motor Learning, Psychomotor Skills, Sensory Training, Social Development, Visual Perception Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey ($). psychological and educational measurement of children’s adaptive behavior in the perceptual motor skills paradigm. A doctor may prescribe the proper medication or therapeutic service for potential cure of the disease prior to the child undergoing the perceptual motor skills test. However, only when the case seems so severe and there may. Perceptual-Motor Activities for Children will help you guide children in developing lateral skills, balance, positive body image, tracking skills, spatial relations, locomotor skills, and manipulative skills. In doing so, children will improve not only their physical skills but their emotional, social, and cognitive skills as . The adaptation of perceptual-motor training techniques to the profoundly retarded. In B.J. Cratty (Ed.), Some educational implications of movement. Seattle: Special Child Publications,