Enhancing personal agency and competence in eating and moving: formative evaluation of a middle school curriculum--Choice, Control, and Change.

@article{Contento2007EnhancingPA,
  title={Enhancing personal agency and competence in eating and moving: formative evaluation of a middle school curriculum--Choice, Control, and Change.},
  author={Isobel R. Contento and Pamela A. Koch and Heewon Lee and Wendy Sauberli and Angela Calabrese-Barton},
  journal={Journal of nutrition education and behavior},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 5 Suppl},
  pages={S179-86}
}
The purpose of this formative evaluation was to examine the impact of an innovative inquiry-based science education curriculum for middle school students, called Choice, Control, and Change, that is designed to foster healthful eating and physical activity and a healthy weight through enhancing agency and competence. The 24-session curriculum helps students develop understandings about the interactions between biology, personal behavior, and the environment and personal agency through cognitive… CONTINUE READING
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