I like recess.
According to an article I read recently, students today are having a hard time in school because they are not moving enough. Click on the picture below to read the full article.
I know it has been a long time since I posted to this blog. Life just seems to happen. One of the events in my life that has happened is I have become a “NeeNee” 5 times in the past two and a half years! It is the most enjoyable stage of life in my opinion. When I came across this blog post through Facebook, I knew it was something that needed to be shared.
I will be watching my toddler grandchildren closely to make sure this is not the way the choose to sit.
My sweet daughter-in-law came across this blog post about the benefits of allowing students to sit on balls instead of chairs. As teachers, we have noticed for awhile that our students that are coming to school are a little different than in prior years. This post gives an explanation. Check it out for yourself: http://newadventuresinfirstgrade.blogspot.com/2011/11/stability-ball-chairs.html.