View Full Version : Wichita Kids Stand Up For Learning


Lunacie
11-28-12, 11:09 AM
It's not only kids with ADHD who have trouble sitting still and paying attention
for 7 hours in school every day.

A fifth-grade classroom in Wichita KS is experimenting with conversion kits that
make desks tall enough to stand at, with "fidget" footrests and stools to sit on.

A physical therapist who helped design the program says, "“Most kids just
aren’t made to sit down and stay still for very long.”

The teacher says she has noticed a difference in the student's time on task,
and that she doesn't have to redirect their attention as often.

Read more here: http://www.kansas.com/2012/11/27/2582854/wichita-fifth-graders-can-stand.html#storylink=cpy