Effect of the Motor Game “Exchequer Points” on the Topological Structure of the Relational Space: Case of 7 - 8 Aged Tunisians Pupils

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The relational structure of the space for the child in order to ensure an efficient interaction with its environment is crucial. A didactic approach has as base that motor game could improve systemic and sensory-motor function of the body. The acquisition of a topological and spatial language represents the perspective of this study, in particular based on the action of a game created about it and we have called “Exchequer points”. The effects of this game on the topological relationships were studied among students (N = 44) of second primary school during the school year 2014-2015. The average age of the participants is 7.3 years. ANOVA model for repeated measures was used for data analysis. Results showed that after the learning program based on the motor game, the children of the experimental group (N = 22) significantly improved their topological relationships assessment. On the contrary, the children of the control group (N = 22) did not show significant differences between the pre- and post-measurement.

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Chikha, A. , Guemri, N. , Masmoudi, L. and Souissi, N. (2015) Effect of the Motor Game “Exchequer Points” on the Topological Structure of the Relational Space: Case of 7 - 8 Aged Tunisians Pupils. Creative Education, 6, 1274-1284. doi: 10.4236/ce.2015.612127.

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