ERIC Number: EJ463378
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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School Recess: Implications for Education and Development.
Pellegrini, A. D.; Smith, Peter K.
Review of Educational Research, v63 n1 p51-67 Spr 1993
Empirical research on the role of school recess is reviewed. Effects of child-level and school-level variables on recess behavior and the impact of recess on classroom behavior and social and cognitive competence are discussed. It is concluded that recess has important educational and developmental implications. (SLD)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Behavior Patterns, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Competence, Personality Traits, Physical Activities, Play, Playground Activities, Recess Breaks, School Activities, School Recreational Programs, Sex Differences, Social Development
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England); United States