Will Standing Desks Change the Way Students Learn?
STAND AND DELIVER--LITERALLY: Teachers stand for most of the day. Why not students? A new piece from Mindshift outlines research that shows how standing desks can positively affect students suffering from health issues like obesity and attention disorders. Also included in the article is an interview with educator Katie Caritey, who reports that the desks work wonders for her second graders who “tend to be more active, fidgety or even more tired.”