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Sport Participation And Academic Achievement In High School Athletes, Meg Stucko Dec 2018

Sport Participation And Academic Achievement In High School Athletes, Meg Stucko

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects

The purpose of this synthesis was to identify sport participation as a motivational influence and driving factor behind the increased academic success in high school student-athletes. An extensive examination of literature was conducted in order to review and research the effects on academic achievement in high school students, in relation to their participation status on a school-organized sports team. Higher grade point averages (GPA), graduation rates, ACT scores, along with lower dropout rates are all prominent among student-athletes as well (Lumpkin & Favor, 2012). There are many positive benefits that come along with sport participation, yet some feel it has the ...


Physical Activity Events For Children: Do The Benefits Justify Time Away From Academics?, Laura L. Wright Dec 2017

Physical Activity Events For Children: Do The Benefits Justify Time Away From Academics?, Laura L. Wright

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects

The purpose of this synthesis project was to research the effect that physical activity events have on children’s academic achievement. A comprehensive literary search was completed to find studies that implemented recess, classroom based physical activity, physical education, extracurricular physical activity or sports into the lives of K-12 students. Fourteen academic research reports, journal articles and scholarly peer reviewed articles between the years of 2000-2016 were chosen for the review of literature.

The differences that exist between the forms of physical activity and their impact on academic performance were examined. A strong research base for physical activity improving children ...


Will Physical Activity Increase Academic Performance?, Samantha Kreso Aug 2017

Will Physical Activity Increase Academic Performance?, Samantha Kreso

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects

The purpose of this synthesis project is to collectively assess and analyze the critical mass of research articles to determine if physical activity can increase academic performance. The studies that met the inclusion criteria of examining the effects of physical activity on academic performance were included in this project. The articles were analyzed by using a synthesis grid, which helped to organize and examine the methods, results and discussions. Themes, such as effects on executive functioning, effects on academic core subjects and weekly hours, were accumulated from the articles. Based upon the critical mass; the results indicate that there can ...


Freshman Transition And The Effect Of Rti Programming On Academic Performance, Meredith Boylan Apr 2013

Freshman Transition And The Effect Of Rti Programming On Academic Performance, Meredith Boylan

Counselor Education Master's Theses

There is an epidemic of high school non-completion in the United States, leaving non-graduates at a significant disadvantage financially, emotionally, and socially. Academic performance in ninth grade is a critical predictor of high school completion, however, achievement loss is common in 9th grade. In addition to increased academic demands, Freshmen face unique developmental, social and emotional challenges. Educators recently developed Response to Intervention (RTI): systematic programming to address students’ educational and behavioral needs. RTI delivers services via three tiers, which increase respectively in their intensity of support. This quantitative study focused on one high school’s implementation of RTI to ...


Exploring The Impact Of Learning Targets And Self-Reflection With Three Fifth Graders Who Have Special Needs, Nicole Marie Mccoy Aug 2011

Exploring The Impact Of Learning Targets And Self-Reflection With Three Fifth Graders Who Have Special Needs, Nicole Marie Mccoy

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The use of learning targets is one of the assessment for learning practices that my colleagues and I are expected to incorporate within our teaching. I wanted to be become more proficient in the implementation of learning targets into my lessons, and more effective at defining learning targets that align with New York state standards. I think it is important that as a special educator I become better able to guide my students towards being active learners who take responsibility for and ownership of their learning. I want my students to be successful and realize that they can achieve their ...


Student Employment: Linking College And The Workplace, Rick Kincaid Editor, John N. Gardner, Arthur W. Chickering, Inez Frank, Vicki Robinson, Darrell Anthony Luzzo, Lee Noel, Sheri S. Willliams, Frank Newman, Yuko Mulugetta, Dennis Chavez, Gordon Van De Water, Sal D. Rinella, Robert J. Kopecky, Carolyn Wilkie, Marquita Jones, Robert Foreman, Donald A. Casella, Catherine E. Brougham, Tom Little, Nancy Chinn, Marilyn Moats Kennedy Jan 1996

Student Employment: Linking College And The Workplace, Rick Kincaid Editor, John N. Gardner, Arthur W. Chickering, Inez Frank, Vicki Robinson, Darrell Anthony Luzzo, Lee Noel, Sheri S. Willliams, Frank Newman, Yuko Mulugetta, Dennis Chavez, Gordon Van De Water, Sal D. Rinella, Robert J. Kopecky, Carolyn Wilkie, Marquita Jones, Robert Foreman, Donald A. Casella, Catherine E. Brougham, Tom Little, Nancy Chinn, Marilyn Moats Kennedy

Brockport Bookshelf

The focus of National Student Employment Association (formerly the National Association of Student Employment Administrators, or NASEA) publications has always been on students in transition. From the freshman moving from high school to higher education, to the senior attempting the transition to professional employment and financial independence, we always have explored how students can better accomplish these linking experiences. Student employment is a hybrid, serving as a bridge between work and school, and ultimately, a link between school and full-time work. Student employment links elements of financial aid, career development, academic learning, experiential education, and personal development. Student employment, in ...