Psycho-motor education in Schools: applications

ΜΥ0003Psycho-motor education in Schools: applicationsGeorge ZarotisSupportive-

Content outline

The natural activity and education are faced henceforth not only as integral piece of analytic program of school education, but also as an effective tool for the promotion of growth of children from all sides.

The body of a young child can be regarded as the primary means of learning when the child tries to build the foundations for future development and learning. The movement for children of school age may mean exploring the environment, is an integral part of communication does not mean acceptance, pleasure, freedom or security. The purpose of this course is to redefine the dimension and the role of mobile application activities and games to schoolers.

Thus, becomes report in the aims of natural education for the children of this age, the role of teacher and the connection of natural education with the kinetics, social, the intellectual and sentimental growth of children

Learning outcomes

Objectives of the course:

a) Providing mobile experiences for exploration and experimentation.

b) Development of creativity.

c) Turn on cognitive function through participation in problem-solving activities.

d) Improving self-confidence through participation in appropriate developmental programs of physical activity.

e) Development of social characteristics with activities designed to enhance positive interpersonal interactions.



Recommended Reading

a) Basic Textbooks:


  • Zachopoulou Eurydice (2007). The Physical Education at the beginning of the 21st Century. Aims – Objectives – Objectives of Early Childhood. Thessaloniki: Christodoulides Publications.

  • Efthimis Kioumourtzoglou (2007). The Physical Education at the beginning of the 21st Century. Theoretical Approaches. Goals – Goals – Targets. Thessaloniki: Christodoulides Publications.

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Mixed method of teaching (teacher centered and student centered).

Assessment/Grading Methods

Evaluating complex, presenting the issue of student or the student in class during the semester or oral exam at the end of the semester.

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