Using movement, social interaction to energize students

03/29/2013 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Every teacher has "those days" when students arrive at class out of energy and with little interest in the day's lessons, writes middle-school teacher Hadley Ferguson. In this blog post, she offers potential remedies -- a combination of movement and social interaction. She suggests small group work, designating spaces for students to work on large paper and taking a brisk walk inside or outside of school.

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