Sep 6, 2009

Study :Outdoor lifestyles important for a child's academic performance

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A new study by the National Wildlife Federation, a US organization for conservation of Wildlife suggests that indoor lifestyles of child students can have less performance on overall development of a child including a decline in performance at studies.

“Today’s indoor kids are distracted, less fit, more aggressive, and hard to manage in the classroom. Some don’t relate well to other students or adults on a personal level,” said Vice President for Education and Training Kevin Coyle.
“Outdoor time can improve overall healthwhile lengthening attention spans, diminishing aggressiveness, improving test scores and ultimately advancing learning” he added.

It is important that a child needs as much outdoor exposure to balance out the lifestyle which nowadays is increasingly getting indoors. The report also suggests that students who have access to Environmental education(EE) have good statistics of performance


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An insightfull post. Will definitely help.

Karim - Positive thinking

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