ERIC Number: EJ510959
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Kindergarten Children's Initial Experiences in Physical Education: The Relentless Persistence for Play Clashes with the Zone of Acceptable Responses.
Sanders, Steve; Graham, George
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, v14 n4 p372-83 Jul 1995
Reports a study that investigated how kindergarten children view participation in physical education. Four students of varying skill levels were observed, interviewed, and videotaped. The students demonstrated a relentless persistence for play, which conflicted with the teacher's zone of acceptable responses. Children preferred tasks presented in a more playlike atmosphere. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Physical Education through Students' Eyes and in Students' Voices." July 1995 Monograph.