The Role of Recess in Children ’ s Cognitive Performance and School Adjustment

@inproceedings{Pellegrini2005TheRO,
  title={The Role of Recess in Children ’ s Cognitive Performance and School Adjustment},
  author={Anthony D. Pellegrini and Catherine M. Bohn},
  year={2005}
}
However, a similar trend was observed in a much more rigorously conducted survey in England (Blatchford & Sumpner, 1998). That survey’s nationally representative random sample of primary and secondary schools (1 in 10 of such schools in the country) found uniform erosion of recess time across a 5-year period (1990/1991– 1995/1996). Declines in recess periods were reported in both primary schools (56%) and secondary schools (44%). It is important to note that recess, or breaktime, as it is… CONTINUE READING