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Environmental Factors That Influence Physical Activity Participation In Children And Youth: A Synthesis Of The Literature, Jarrod Nash Dec 2018

Environmental Factors That Influence Physical Activity Participation In Children And Youth: A Synthesis Of The Literature, Jarrod Nash

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects

Physical activity participation in children and youth is widely regarded as important to ensure proper health. There are many environmental factors that contribute to children and youth being able to participate in physical activity on a daily basis. This synthesis reviewed literature regarding environmental factors that influence physical activity participation in children and youth. Data was collected using the EBSCOHOST search engine, found on The College at Brockport’s Drake Memorial Library online research website. Key words in SPORTDiscus and Academic Search Complete databases were combined to obtain 10 studies that focused on this synthesis’s purpose and research questions ...


Twins’ Literacy Development In A Home Child Care, Elisabeth Tytler May 2017

Twins’ Literacy Development In A Home Child Care, Elisabeth Tytler

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This research focuses on a set of five year old twin girls in a home child care environment, where play and oral language are essential components to their literacy development.The purpose of this study was to understand how each twin is developing her emergent literacy skills situated in her play and the environmental factors that are impacting her language development. Data were collected for this study over a period of 4 weeks using a parent’s survey, interviews, artifacts, observation notes, and transcribed audio-recordings.


The Changing Nature Of Society, Its Effect On (Ela) Education, And The Need For Adaptability, William W. Smarcz Apr 2016

The Changing Nature Of Society, Its Effect On (Ela) Education, And The Need For Adaptability, William W. Smarcz

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The rise of student disengagement and overall student apathy towards their education is a serious problem that continues to plague the ELA classroom. When teachers enter their classrooms they are presented with students who lack the drive and desire to continue their education. It is no surprise that these students are more likely to fall behind and make less productive gains than their more motivated peers. By identifying several main culprits behind the rise of student disengagement including family/environmental influences, the growing gender gap, and student perceptions of curriculum; teachers will be able to modify their lesson plans to ...


Global Warming: Can We Help Curb The Warming Trend?, Fayne Winter, Janet Seigel, Renee Gambino, Stephen Ezell Aug 2006

Global Warming: Can We Help Curb The Warming Trend?, Fayne Winter, Janet Seigel, Renee Gambino, Stephen Ezell

Lesson Plans

Students will read the following articles to become familiar with the idea of global warming, what experts are saying, and how carbon dioxide is believed to contribute to this condition.


Ecological Footprints, Brian Cheyne, Brigitte Cerra Jan 2006

Ecological Footprints, Brian Cheyne, Brigitte Cerra

Lesson Plans

Students were asked to evaluate: What impact do we as individual have on our environment? What impact do we as a school have on our environment? In what ways can we reduce the impact we have on our environment?


Gone Fishing With Stella, Stephen Pudiak Mar 2005

Gone Fishing With Stella, Stephen Pudiak

Lesson Plans

A model of a fish population, with a number of variables affecting it. This information is used to draw conclusions about future populations.