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dc.contributor.advisor Belgrad, Susan en Farraj, Deena en 2019-01-16T00:48:42Z 2019-01-16T00:48:42Z 2019 en 1/15/2019 en
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dc.description California State University, Northridge. Department of Elementary Education. en
dc.description.abstract The attention spans of young students appear to be getting shorter and shorter. Students are becoming less engaged in physical activity both inside and outside the classroom. With the rigorous demands of the new California Common Core Standards, students are being compelled to remain seated for long periods of instructional time. Movement breaks, also known as brain breaks, get and keep kids active. Research has proved that when implementing movement breaks students become more focused, engaged, and attentive. The project's goal is for elementary school teachers to gain knowledge as they continue to boost their students' participation, engagement and content retention in a movement-based classroom. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility By Deena Farraj en
dc.format application/pdf en
dc.format.extent v, 43 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en
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dc.subject brain breaks en
dc.subject physical activity en
dc.subject movement-based classroom en
dc.subject attention en
dc.subject engagement en
dc.subject.other Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Education -- Elementary Education. en
dc.title Movement Breaks: A Resource for Teachers to Promote Student Engagement en
dc.type Thesis en 2019-01-16T00:48:42Z
dc.contributor.department Elementary Education en M.A. en
dc.contributor.committeemember Kretschmer, David en
dc.contributor.committeemember Varon, Lauren en
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