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The multiple benefits of motor competence skills in early childhood


In this brief, we provide a selective overview of North Carolina’s early learning standards and highlight findings from recent empirical research that demonstrates how children’s motor skill development influences their cognitive development and early learning skills. We also consider the ways early childhood educators can use this new information in their classrooms to promote children’s overall physical, cognitive, and learning development.  (author abstract)

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Fact Sheets & Briefs
United States
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North Carolina

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