Akdeniz University, TURKEY.
Purpose: This study was designed to examine the effects of Coordinated Teaching Method activities applied for 10 weeks on 6-year-old children, and to examine the effects of these activities on the development of some motor skills in children.
Research Methods: The “Experimental Research Model with Pre-test and Post-test Control Group” was used in the study. To examine the effects of the Coordinated Teaching Method activities on the development of some motor skills in children, the agility, quickness, throwing a tennis ball, controlling the ball with feet, throwing a ball to a ring, and turning coordination motor performance tests were used.
Findings: According to the statistical results, no significant differences were identified between the pre-test values of the experimental group and the control group, and between the averages of the pre-test and post-test values of the control group. Although a significant difference was found between the pre-test and post-test values in favor of the post-tests in the experimental group, significant differences were found at various levels between the post-test values of the experimental and control groups in favor of the experimental group.
Implications for Research and Practice: It has been shown that planned and long-term coordinated teaching activities can make children more active, develop the motor skills of 6- year-old children, and bring them up to an upper level education in terms of psychomotor development levels, and the efficiency of the intragroup and intergroup social relations will be developed at an optimum level.
Keywords: Movement education, methods in physical activity, coordinated teaching in physical education, Sport education, Games education.