Unformatted text preview: “Extra Curricular Activities” by Eccles • There is an urge to get kids to spend their free time taking part in extra-cirricular after school activities rather than solitary activities such as watching TV • Team sports had positive correlations to graduation rate and GPA but also increased risk of risky behavior such as drinking. • Almost all after school activities had positive correlations to enjoyment of school for 10 th-12 th graders. • Specific programs affect youths in different ways so it is important to find out which after school program is right for which individual...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course PSYCH 211 taught by Professor Gsi during the Winter '07 term at University of Michigan.
- Winter '07