Shorter attention spans can sometimes be a challenge for school-aged children (especially the younger ones) when it comes to absorbing information in the classroom. However, a new study by a team at Texas A&M University on 2nd-4th graders shows that standing desks are an excellent way to improve student engagement. As THE Journal notes, “[t]he preliminary results suggest that students improve their ability to stay on task by 12 percent. That’s the equivalent of gaining an extra seven minutes per hour of instruction time.”


Read the full article here: Standing Desks Keep Kids Better Tuned In