Moving and Shaking in the Classrom

In the classroom, bouncing, fidgeting and movement generally have been discouraged, but now some educators are encouraging the restlessness in hopes it will help students learn. Action-based learning, which includes doing moderate exercises like running in place, helps students of all ages stay attentive and focused in class. It may even help improve learning. New research from the University of Illinois showed even a single 20-minute bout of moderate exercise stimulates the brain and improves...Full Story
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