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Perceptions of an Active Classroom: Exploration of Movement and Collaboration With Fourth Grade Students

  title={Perceptions of an Active Classroom: Exploration of Movement and Collaboration With Fourth Grade Students},
  author={Carrie Jean Braniff},
After teaching and substitute teaching in various classrooms, I was determined to have a classroom full of movement and energy. In order to create an active classroom, I implemented several strategies that would help students work together, have opportunities for transitions and movement, and provide a reduced-stress environment. In order to study the influence of activity in the classroom, I did an action research study. I collected data, observation notes, and journal entries from the… 

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