Phys ed, or self-esteem?

Leo, John
May 1993
U.S. News & World Report;5/31/93, Vol. 114 Issue 21, p21
Comments on a recent article in the `New York Times' which examined how basketball and other games are disappearing from gym classes across America, mostly because gym teachers think the games damage the feelings of children who aren't outstanding. Message that win-lose games are dangerous; Anticompetition theory; Argument that the anti-achievement ethic buried in the `equity' argument is a deadly one.


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