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Cleland, Donna – Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 1980
The goal of Costa Rica's Department of Physical Education and Sports is the "utilization of sport, physical education, and recreation as instruments of socialization and contribution to the improved health of Costa Ricans." (JN)
Descriptors: Athletics, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Corni, Federico; Fuchs, Hans U.; Savino, Giovanni – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
This is a description of the conceptual foundations used for designing a novel learning environment for mechanics implemented as an "Industrial Educational Laboratory"--called Fisica in Moto (FiM)--at the Ducati Foundation in Bologna. In this paper, we will describe the motivation for and design of the conceptual approach to mechanics…
Descriptors: Mechanics (Physics), Science Education, Foreign Countries, Motion
Colpas, Ricardo Ducatti – Comunicacoes, 2000
Seeks to understand school physical education praxis in light of the human development theories of Lev Vygotsky. Develops a methodology of teaching and a conception of learning that enables students to recognize physical education as a school discipline connected to a dynamic curriculum. (BT)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Development, Intellectual Disciplines
Dear, Samantha; Sayle, Hilary – Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, 2011
In the spring of 2010, 16 Recreation and Leisure Studies students from Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, travelled to Cuba to complete a fourth-year field class titled International Field Experiences in Recreation and Leisure. After a week spent in Havana, Brock University students engaged in a unique outdoor education experience. With…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Leisure Education, Field Experience Programs, Foreign Countries
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Garcia-Garcia, Fernando – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2007
The formal organisation of science Olympiads in Mexico dates from 1987, when a national contest on Mathematics was held in order to identify a team to represent the country in the International Mathematics Olympiad. In 1991, the Mexican Academy of Sciences ("Academia Mexicana de Ciencias"-AMC) created the National Science Olympiads…
Descriptors: Geography, Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction