ERIC Number: EJ1095394
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Physical Activity Breaks and Student Learning: A Teacher-Research Project
Camahalan, Faye Marsha G.; Ipock, Amanda R.
Education, v135 n3 p291-298 Spr 2015
This study is a teacher initiated action research. The purpose is to improve student learning in math using physical activity breaks during classroom lessons. The study was conducted by tracking the results of ten 5th grade students for a period of one week. Using anecdotal notes, students showed improvement on attentiveness during class activities, classroom behavior and math learning.
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Action Research, Grade 5, Attention, Program Effectiveness, Recess Breaks, Student Behavior, Mathematics Achievement, Teacher Researchers, Pretests Posttests, Mathematics Tests, Elementary School Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 5; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools; Elementary Education
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