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LiiNK Presentations

Rhea, D. J. (December, 2018). 3rd General Session Keynote. Plan for a healthy life: Live, learn lead. TAHPERD (Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance) Conference. Galveston, Texas.

Rhea, D. J. (2018). KAHPERD (Kansas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance) Conference.
Session 1: Developing a child and teacher’s multi-sensory intelligence: Unstructured, outdoor play and social/emotional learning.
Session 2: Recess + Character: The Whole Equals More than the Parts.

Rhea, D. J., & Rivchun, A. (April 9, 2018). Play: The many faces of LiiNK. U.S. Play Coalition Conference. Clemson, South Carolina.

Rhea, D. J., & Clark, L. (April 8, 2018). The many spaces of play: The many face of children. U.S. Play Coalition Conference. Clemson, South Carolina.

Rhea, D. J., & Gallagher, D. (Dec. 1, 2017). Recess is the big craze: Is it a big deal? TAHPERD Conference. Fort Worth, Texas.

Rhea, D. J., Farbo, D., & Clark, L. (Nov. 30, 2017). The LiiNK Project: Creating healthier kids one step at a time. TAHPERD Conference. Fort Worth, Texas.

Rhea, D. J., Rivchun, A. P., & Clark, L. (April, 2017). Change agents for play: Program design starts with understanding your audience. US Play Coalition Conference. Workshop. Clemson, South Carolina.

Rhea, D. J., & Rivchun, A. P. (April, 2017). The LiiNK Project: The effects of play and character development on classroom behaviors, BMI, and character scores in public grades K & 1. US Play Coalition Conference. Clemson, South Carolina.

Rhea, D. J., Rivchun, A. P., Lund, E., Brimo, D., & Clark, L. (April, 2017). The LiiNK Project: The effects of play and character development on attentional fatigue in public school grades K & 1. US Play Coalition Conference. Clemson, South Carolina.

Rhea, D.J. (April, 2016). The Liink Project: Going against the grain of testing through play and character in elementary schools. U.S. Play Coalition Conference. Clemson, South Carolina.

*Rhea, D.J., & Clark, L. (April, 2016). The relationship of added recesses, physical activity levels, and positive emotional states in K-2 aged children. U.S. Play Coalition Conference. Clemson, South Carolina. *student presentation.

Rhea, D.J., Rivchun, A.P., & Bauml, M. (April, 2016). Teachers perceptions of LiiNK project benefits for K-2 children. U.S. Play Coalition Conference. Clemson, South Carolina.

Rhea, D.J., Rivchun, A.P., Lund, E., & Brimo, D. (April, 2016). The LiiNK Project: The effects of play and character development on classroom behaviors and attentional fatigue in public school grades K & 1. U.S. Play Coalition Conference. Clemson, South Carolina.

Bauml, M., Rhea, D.J., & Williams, C. (2016). Authentic Learning in Higher Education: Creating Recess Kits for Kindergartens. ETEN Conference.

*Clark, L., Rhea, D.J., & Rivchun, A.P. (2015). The LiiNK Project: Year 2 Attentional Focus Changes From Multiple Recesses in Private School Grades K-2. TAHPERD Convention. Dallas, Texas.

Rhea, D.J., & Rivchun, A.P. (2015). The LiiNK Project: Year 2 Attentional Focus Changes From Multiple Recesses in Private School Grades K-2. TAHPERD Convention. Dallas, Texas.

Rhea, D.J., & Chadwell, J. (Oct., 2015). The Liink Project: Putting Play, Character Development, and Academic Content in Perspective- Public Schools. TASA Convention. Austin, Texas.

Rhea, D.J., & Nigaglioni, I. (Oct., 2015). Outdoor Play = Outdoor Learning. CEFPI 2015 Annual Conference & Expo. San Diego, CA.

Rhea, D.J., Rivchun, A., & Heefner, H. (March, 2015). Effects of Multiple Recess Intervention on Off-Task Behaviors and Attentional Focus in Children. Shape America 2015 Convention. Seattle, WA.

Rhea, D.J., Rivchun, A.P., & Heefner, H. (Feb., 2015). The Liink Project: The effects of play and character development on classroom behaviors in K-2 children. U.S. Play Coalition 2015 Conference on the Value of Play.  Clemson University. Clemson, South Carolina.

Rhea, D.J. (Feb., 2015). The Liink Project: Putting Play, Character Development, Creative Time, and Academic Content in Perspective.  U.S. Play Coalition 2015 Conference on the Value of Play. Featured Speaker on the Liink Project. Clemson University. Clemson, South Carolina.

Rhea, D.J., & Rivchun, A.P. (2014). State of Elementary PE: The Influence of Recess and Character Development. Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance (TAHPERD), Galveston, TX.

Rhea, D. J., & Rivchun, A.P. (2014). Adherence of a multiple recess intervention and its impact on attentional focus in children. Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance (TAHPERD), Galveston, TX.

Rhea, D. J. (2012).  Developing an Educational Model for Texas Schools through Finnish Lessons.  TAHPERD Scholar Lecture. Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance (TAHPERD), Galveston, TX.

*Student Presentation