Exercise balls help improve student behavior in Ind. class

11/26/2012 | Journal and Courier (Lafayette, Ind.)

Fifth-grade teacher Sara Wright is using exercise balls instead of chairs to improve students' attention spans and cooperation during class. Studies show using exercise balls improves behavior and "legible word productivity" of students with attention-deficient/hyperactivity disorder. "I've noticed a big difference," Wright said. "There's not many fifth-graders that love to come to school, but they come in and sit right down. They're excited to be here in the morning."

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