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ERIC Number: EJ556417
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1911
Surplus Energy Theory: An Enduring But Inadequate Justification for School Break-Time.
Evans, John; Pellegrini, Anthony
Educational Review, v49 n3 p229-36 Nov 1997
Although school break times have been justified by children's need to release surplus energy, research findings show little support for this theory. Restlessness and inattentiveness may be attributable to boredom. Regular breaks can be justified for other reasons. (SK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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