Movement is a basic need and increases synaptic switching, which is vital for brain development. Therefore, school furniture should be designed to support the students’ natural movement needs rather than restrain them.
DID YOU KNOW???
6-10 can’t sit still more than 5 minutes on average
11-15 can’t sit still more than 15 minutes
15-20 can’t sit still more than 25 minutes on average.
When we’re physically engaged, specific hormones are released that have a positive effect on the brain.
Attention spans grow longer, and the ability to concentrate improves. Research proves that this relationship between movement and brain activity leads to better academic results.
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