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“I'll Squeeze It In”: Transforming Preservice Classroom Teachers' Perceptions Toward Movement Integration in Schools
This study examines preservice classroom teachers (PCTs) personal health behaviors and perceived barriers toward movement integration (MI) in schools. The findings reveal that the PCTs became more aware of and made changes to their lifestyles through participation in PEPI. Although PCTs perceived the presence of organizational barriers in implementing MI, they consistently believed in the benefits of MI. Helping PCTs to become aware of and make changes to their lifestyles will strengthen their beliefs as prospective agents of change in the health and well-being of their students.
Updated: Jun. 05, 2016
Using Latvia as a case study, this article examines one of the first efforts to create professional development opportunities for a group of pre-service teacher educators. Furthermore, this article explains how this short-term project had contributed to re-conceptualizing professional development for the participants involved in the initiative. The study revealed that one of the factors, which contributed to the emergence of a new culture of professional development, was the concept around which the Project and its participants were organized—cooperative learning.
Updated: Apr. 25, 2010