ERIC Number: EJ510961
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Students' Voices in Two Alternative Elementary Physical Education Programs.
Dyson, Ben P.
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, v14 n4 p394-407 Jul 1995
Reports a study of third- and fifth-grade students' perceptions of their physical education programs at two urban alternative schools. The students highlighted goals such as cooperating with others, challenging themselves, and taking risks. They reported several success factors, especially trusting each other, problem solving, attitudes toward competition, and communication skills. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adventure Education, Communication Skills, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 5, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Nontraditional Education, Physical Education, Problem Solving, Psychomotor Skills, Risk, Self Esteem, Student Attitudes, Trust (Psychology), Urban Schools
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.