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Hallman, Heidi L. – Teaching Education, 2019
Situated within the broader context of neoliberalism, this article explores how personalized learning, as tied to 1:1 technology initiatives, prompts changes in teachers' classrooms and practices. The article draws upon a case study of one novice teacher as a way to view how personalized learning is undergirded by tenets of neoliberalism that…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Neoliberalism, Classroom Techniques, Beginning Teachers
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Robinson, Jenelle N.; Stanford, Jevetta; Webb, Fern Jureidini – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2018
The purpose of this study was to evaluate adolescent satisfaction with the curriculum HealthSpeaks. HealthSpeaks was designed to use poetry to increase awareness about healthy behaviors and health conditions. Research has shown that using poetry in education and related fields promotes social connections, information retention, and awareness among…
Descriptors: Poetry, Health Education, Adolescents, Satisfaction
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Anderson, Alicia; Spear, Caile; Pritchard, Mary; George, Kayla; Young, Kyle; Smith, Carrie – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2017
Purpose: Healthy Habits, Healthy U (HHHU) is a two-day school-based primary prevention cancer education program that uses interactive classroom presentations designed to help students learn how to reduce their cancer risks. HHHU is a collaboration between a local cancer hospital, school district and university. HHHU incorporates real cancerous and…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Cancer, Health Behavior, Feedback (Response)
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Cairney, John; Clark, Heather; Dudley, Dean; Kriellaars, Dean – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
Purpose: Physical literacy (PL) has been proposed as a key construct for understanding participation in physical activity. However, the lack of an agreed-upon definition and measure has hindered research on the topic. The current study proposed and analyzed the construct validity of a PL model comprised of motor competence, perceived competence,…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Literacy, Physical Education, Children
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Lodewyk, Ken R. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
Purpose: Personality traits such as honesty-humility, emotionality, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to experience (HEXACO) have been linked to numerous adaptive outcomes in academic, sport, and physical activity settings; yet little if any such research has been conducted with physical education (PE) students. The aim…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Physical Education, High School Students, Grade 9
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Chen, Ang; Zhang, Tan; Wells, Stephanie L.; Schweighardt, Ray; Ennis, Catherine D. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Based on the value orientation theory, the purpose of this study was to determine the impact of value orientation incongruence between physical education teachers and an externally designed curriculum on student learning in a concept-based fitness-centered physical education curriculum. Physical education teachers (n = 15) with different value…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Curriculum, Physical Fitness, Values
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Chen, Senlin; Liu, Yang; Schaben, Jodee – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine physical activity (PA)/fitness knowledge and its association with PA and sedentary behavior in youth. Method: Eighth grade students from five schools (N = 660) in a midwestern state completed a PE Metrics written test and the Youth Activity Profile to assess PA/fitness knowledge, PA (at school and…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Fitness, Life Style, Knowledge Level
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Miyairi, Maya; Reel, Justine J.; Próspero, Moisés; Okang, Esther N. – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate a weight-related teasing prevention program implemented for both female and male students in a school setting. Methods: Junior High School students (N = 143) in seventh grade were invited to participate in the program. One hundred eighteen participants completed pre- and posttest surveys to assess…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Stereotypes, Human Body, Self Esteem
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Ado, Gustave – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2015
Purpose: Despite high HIV prevalence rates in Ivory Coast, the formal K-12 curriculum was not developed to address HIV/AIDS information completely for many African students. The purpose of this study was to identify factors that influenced Ivorian teachers' teaching of the HIV/AIDS curriculum in middle school science curricula in nine middle…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Scrabis-Fletcher, Kristin; Rasmussen, Jennifer; Silverman, Stephen – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
Purpose: Grounded in social cognitive theory this study examined attitude and perception of competence and their relationship with skill practice in middle school physical education. Method: Participants (N = 81) were randomly selected from nine teachers' classes. Two lessons were videotaped and students completed a middle school perception of…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Middle School Students
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Doolittle, Sarah A.; Rukavina, Paul B.; Li, Weidong; Manson, Mara; Beale, Angela – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
Using the Social Ecological Constraints model, a qualitative multiple case study design was used to explore experienced and committed middle school physical education teachers' perspectives on overweight and obese students (OWS), and how and why they acted to include OWS in physical education and physical activity opportunities in their school…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Case Studies, Qualitative Research, Physical Education
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Gordon, Barrie; Jacobs, Jenn M.; Wright, Paul M. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
This study examined a long-term afterschool leadership program situated in a Midwestern university town in the US. The activity-based program for boys considered to be disengaged with school and at risk for dropping out of education, was based on the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) model. The program curriculum was strongly…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Social Responsibility, After School Programs
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McKenzie, Thomas L.; Sallis, James F.; Rosengard, Paul; Ballard, Kymm – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
SPARK [Sports, Play, and Active Recreation for Kids], in its current form, is a brand that represents a collection of exemplary, research-based, physical education and physical activity programs that emphasize a highly active curriculum, on-site staff development, and follow-up support. Given its complexity (e.g., multiple school levels, inclusion…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Public Health, Models, Educational Research
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Agbuga, Bulent; Xiang, Ping; McBride, Ron E.; Su, Xiaoxia – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
Purpose: Framed within self-determination theory, this study examined relationships among perceived instructional choices (cognitive, organizational, and procedural), autonomy need satisfaction, and engagement (behavioral, cognitive, and emotional) among Turkish students in middle school physical education. Methods: Participants consisted of 246…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Middle School Students, Physical Education, Self Determination
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Michael, Robert Daniel; Webster, Collin; Patterson, Debra; Laguna, Patricia; Sherman, Clay – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
Purpose: This study examined California middle school physical education teachers' (grades 6-8) use of assessments based on state standards to grade their students. Methods: An electronic survey was used to collect data. Results: Of the 309 teachers surveyed, 74% based their assessments on the state physical education standards. Teachers who used…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Middle School Teachers, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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