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Jenny M. Linker
North Dakota State University
Political sciencePedagogyComprehensive schoolService-learningPhysical education
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#1Jenny M. Linker (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 1
#2Joe Deutsch (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 2
Using whole child approaches and promoting the development of social and emotional learning skills are educational priorities in today’s K-12 schools. SHAPE America’s heath.moves.minds. program hel...
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#1Jenny M. Linker (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 1
#2Julia A. Valley (NEIU: Northeastern Illinois University)H-Index: 1
Last. David Newman Daum (SJSU: San Jose State University)H-Index: 2
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This study inductively analyzed posts made on an existing participant-initiated open Facebook group page called “Dude, Calm Down…It’s Gym Class.” Following data retrieval, the first 25 days’ posts following the page’s inception were examined. Open coding was used as a method of identifying the content and curricular activities discussed within the page’s posts. The frequency of codes were determined with descriptive statistics, and post content was examined with the constant comparative method. ...
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#1Jenny M. Linker (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 1
#2Kristen M. Ford (Concordia College)H-Index: 1
Last. Hailey A. Goplen (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 1
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Physical educators have been identified as ideal school champions to lead comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) efforts within their schools. As such, they should be adequately prepared to take on this role. Faculty from three physical and health education teacher education programs have collaboratively developed the Adopt-a-School program to address this need. This problem-based service-learning program aids inservice professionals as they implement CSPAPs while simultaneously ...
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#1Jenny M. Linker (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 1
#2Amelia Mays Woods (UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)H-Index: 14
The purpose of this study was to examine preservice elementary classroom teachers’ (PCTs) beliefs about physical education and their willingness to incorporate physical activity as they progressed through an undergraduate physical education methods course. This course focused on quality physical education as well as the classroom teacher’s role in school-wide physical activity and required participation in one of three laboratory experiences. Participants (33) completed either focus-group or ind...
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#1Kim C. GraberH-Index: 14
Last. Jenny M. Linker (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 1
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Civic engagement and service learning opportunities provide students with unique real-world experiences they are unable to acquire in a traditional in-class setting. Students develop a commitment to the community in which they live, exposure to other populations, leadership abilities, skills to work successfully within a team, and a chance to learn from failure. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has recognized the importance of such opportunities and has added the Community...
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#1Jenny M. Linker (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 1
#2Shannon L. David (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 2
Recess is a key component within comprehensive school physical activity programs. While it is a period during the school day when children may engage in physical activity, it is also a time when many injuries occur. Carefully considering a school's recess framework and enacting proactive strategies may help reduce the likelihood of these injuries. While not all injuries can be prevented, it is important for school staff to be prepared to handle incidents as they occur. The purpose of this articl...
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#1Bradford Strand (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 5
#2Jenny M. Linker (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 1
Last. Marty M. Douglas (NDSU: North Dakota State University)H-Index: 1
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We live in a rapidly changing world with technology as an essential part of our lives and an important component in contemporary education. Preparing teachers for the future requires that university professors understand what it means to teach and learn in the digital age. Teacher preparation programs need to create intentional learning environments where teacher candidates can study contemporary issues that are relevant in today's schools, develop pedagogies that are effective for the current g...
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