extracurricular activity


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Noun1.extracurricular activity - educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculumextracurricular activity - educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
dramatics - participation in theatrical productions as an extracurricular activity
athletics - participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity
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Being in an extracurricular activity will allow you to meet new people and explore and learn new things.
Multiple regression results similarly concluded that history of neglect, controlling for age at adoption, age at assessment and reported rejecting behaviour towards the adoptive mothers, significantly predicted lower scores on Extracurricular Activity, Academic Achievement and Overall Competence.
The majority of students reported that they usually got As or B's in school, that they participated in at least one extracurricular activity and that they watched 1-4 hours of TV on school nights.
The project was started in late October and completed as an extracurricular activity on the students' own time.