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Can Exercise Close the Achievement Gap?

Can Exercise Close the Achievement Gap? | Inquiry-Based Learning and Research | Scoop.it
Just 12 minutes of aerobic exercise can boost low-income college students’ academic performance. The effect is large enough to close the achievement gap.

Via Beth Dichter
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Beth Dichter's curator insight, June 16, 2014 9:51 PM

In 2012 a study was published that noted there were academic benefits for low-income who had "short bursts of aerobic exercise. This article shares a new study where participants age 17 - 21 were placed in groups (based on income level) and assigned to either the experimental group or the control group. The experimental group jogged for 12 minutes while the control group watched a video on the benefits of exercise. And yes, these students also saw a significant increase in academic performance. For more information click through to the article.

Progressive training's curator insight, June 17, 2014 11:30 AM

Can Exercise Close the Achievement Gap?

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Published Article: Connectivism and Information Literacy

Published Article: Connectivism and Information Literacy | Inquiry-Based Learning and Research | Scoop.it
I am pleased to announce that an article I wrote, "Connectivism and Information Literacy: Moving from Learning Theory to Pedagogical Practice" was published in the journal, Public Services Quarterl...

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