Health Alert 11-28: Staying on the Ball

By: Angela Howard
By: Angela Howard

Motivating students in the classroom may be as simple as keeping them on the ball. A fifth grade teacher in Indiana took this to heart and purchased exercise balls for her class to use as chairs. She said it increased their attention span becuase their bodies *and* their minds were engaged. She said it also burns calories so the children were not as fidgety throughout the day.

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