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The Importance of Fine Motor Skills

 Kurdish: 
گرنگى شارەزایی جووڵەى وورد
شارەزایی جووڵەى وورد گرنگە بۆ منداڵان کاتێ فێردەبن کە چۆن ماسوڵکە بچووکەکان بەکاربهێنن, وەک ماسوڵکەکانى ناو دەستیان, پەنجەکانیان و مەچەکیان. منداڵان پێویستە لەسەریان کە فێرى شارەزایی جووڵەى وورد ببن پێش ئەوەى بتوانن پێنوسێک بگرن و دەست بکەن بە فێربوونى چۆنیەتى نووسین. لێهاتوویی جووڵەى وورد بەشدارى دەکات لە

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Benefits of Dance

Advancing Dance Education in the Arts states that dance is a powerful ally for developing many of the attributes of a growing child. It can help children mature in several ways including physically, emotionally, socially and cognitively. While physical benefits of dance are widely accepted, emotional, social and cognitive attributes haven’t always been appreciated. The following are benefits of dance.

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Technology use almost universal for children under six

A national survey of technology use by children under age six indicates that an overwhelming 85 percent of parents allow their young children to use technology in the home. More than three quarters of parents surveyed said they use technology along with their children on a daily basis for up to two hours with television, tablets, smartphones and computers the most frequently used. Overall, 15 percent of parents said their young children do not have access to technology in the home.

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Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain

No matter whether you’re a child or an adult, when you listen to music, your brain becomes more engaged and active. However, when you play an instrument, your brain gets more of a “full body workout,” according to studies. In the video below, Anita Collins (TED ED) explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play. The video also examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout. These benefits can have a huge impact on a child’s life as they learn to play from an early age.

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Arts Equals Success

Arts education is often the first curriculum to be cut in schools. Research shows that arts increases learning and achievement in schools and develops thinking skills and capacities key to the workforce. All around, arts can help lead better lives. The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) has detailed the many benefits of arts education.

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10 Facts About How Poverty Impacts Education

Education is affected by poverty in nearly every country, including the United States. Despite education reform champions taking measures to increase testing and results-based evaluations, leaders are rarely discussing how the education of students living in low-income housing are affected by poverty.

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Teaching Children with ADHD Music

Music strengthens the areas of the brain that, in the child with ADHD, are weak. Music builds and strengthens the auditory, visual/spatial, and motor cortices of the brain. These areas are tied to speech and language, reading, reading comprehension, math, problem solving, brain organization, focusing, concentration, and attention issues. Studies indicate that when learning-disabled children and children with ADHD learn a musical instrument, attention, concentration, impulse control, social functioning, self-esteem, self-expression, motivation, and memory improve. Some studies show that children who have difficulty focusing when there is background noise are particularly helped by music lessons.

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