ERIC Number: EJ836617
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
The Effect of Playground Games, as Agents for Changing Playground Ethos, on Playground Disputes
Visser, John G.; Greenwood, Ian G.
Education 3-13, v33 n2 p27-30 Jun 2005
Many schools experience playtime and lunchtime disputes in the playground. Some schools employ games or activities in an attempt to improve discipline. This article gives consideration to the extent that a playground ethos can be improved, and the number of less-severe disputes reduced, through the introduction of playground games.
Descriptors: Games, Playground Activities, Conflict Resolution, Conflict, Discipline Policy, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Interviews, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom