27 May 2016

Can students think on their feet?

Can students think on their feet? A study among American high school pupils suggests that they can. In fact, it indicates that when they work using standing desks instead of while sitting down, they tend to significantly improve their working memory along with their cognitive and analytical capacities, all of which is beneficial for a range of academic skills from problem solving and memorising facts to comprehension, writing and time management. Perhaps the old-fashioned school desk has outlived its usefulness.


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