Reader Mailbox: Flexible Seating and Active Classrooms
You’ve probably read about the benefits of allowing kids to fidget and move throughout the school day. But did you know traditional classroom seating arrangements can actually be dangerous to kids’ health?
To learn more about what research tells us about active seating, listen to ergonomist Josh Kerst as he details the health risks of sedentary classrooms in his webinar How to Boost Student Performance With Active Learning Environments and read why veteran educator Kelly Almer completely eliminated desks from her classroom in Top 3 Reasons to Use Flexible Seating in the Classroom.
Still have some lingering questions? Keep reading to see what others are asking and how our experts answered their questions. And don’t miss all of the great resources that we’ve curated on our Flexible Seating Pinterest Board and Active Furniture Idea Gallery.
- Enhance P.E. Task Force from Illinois Public Health Institute
- A Principal’s Perspective
- Flexible and Alternative Seating in Classrooms
- Flexible Seating: What Is It and How Does It Benefit?