Selected publications on recess and play
Rhea, D.J. (2019). Wrong Turns, Right Moves in Education. Archway Publishing.
Bauml, M., Patton, M., & Rhea, D.J. (2019). A qualitative study of teachers’ perceptions of increased recess time on teaching, learning, and behavior; Journal of Research in Childhood Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/02568543.2020.1718808
Rhea, D.J., Rivchun, A., & Clark, L. (October, 2018). LiiNK Project: Case Study. Chapter.Instructional Leadership in the Content Areas: Case Studies for Curriculum and Instruction. Routledge/University Council for Educational Administration.
Rhea, D.J., & Bauml, M. (2018). An Innovative Whole Child Approach to Learning: The LiiNK Project®. Childhood Education, 94:2, 56-63, DOI: 10.1080/00094056.2018.1451691
Rhea, D.J., & Rivchun, A.P. (Feb, 2018). The LiiNK Project®: Effects of Multiple Recesses and Character Curriculum on Classroom Behaviors and Listening Skills in Grades K-2 Children. Frontiers in Education, 3:9. doi: 10.3389/feduc.2018.000
Lund, E., Brimo, D., Rhea, D., & Rivchun, A. (2017). The effect of multiple recesses on listening effort: A preliminary study. Journal of Pediatric, Educational, & Rehabilitative Audiology, 23, 1-7.
Clark, L., & Rhea, D. (May, 2017). The LiiNK Project®: Comparisons of Recess, Physical Activity, and Positive Emotional States in Grade K–2 Children. International Journal of Child Health & Nutrition, 6, 54-61. https://doi.org/10.6000/1929-4247.2017.06.02.1
Rhea, D.J., Rivchun, A., & Pennings, J. (2016). The LiiNK Project: Recess and Character Development Intervention Pilot in Elementary Schools. Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance Journal, 84(2), 14-18.
Rhea, D.J. (Aug/Sept 2016). Imagine A Child as a Tree: Fertilize with Unstructured, Outdoor Play and Character Development. Camping Magazine. American Camp Association.
Rhea, D.J., & Nigaglioni, I. (Feb, 2016). Outdoor Playing = Outdoor Learning. Educational Facility Planner Journal.
Rhea, D.J. (January, 2016). Recess: The forgotten classroom. Instructional Leader Journal, 29 (1), 1-4.Rhea, D.J. (2010). Back to the basics: Eat right and get active. Journal of Health, Physical education, Recreation, & Dance,81 (3), 5-7.