Times have changed over the past few years. Exercise equipment is now welcomed in the classroom.
This is great news for kids that were labeled as “fidgety” or had to spend days standing in the hall because they were disruptive to the rest of the class.
The school desk pedal exercise equipment is proving to work well for children who have difficulty “paying attention” in class.
Classroom Kinesthetic Learning Stories
Here are the stories of a few classrooms that have had success bringing DeskCycles and Desk Bikes into their schools.
Under-desk pedals help students learn better – Community Health Magazine
Break Up the Horror of 7 Hour Seated Days with Desk Cycles! – https://www.donorschoose.org
Schools find standing desks, pedalling helps some students learn better – Newbury Port News
As well – here is a link to a CDC report on the benefits to having activities and exercise in the classroom.
There are several studies on the effectiveness and reliability of classroom desk pedallers and the results are positive.
Children from elementary school, middle school, and high schools all over the world are benefiting.
The benefits are not just about how the kids are able to do better at their school work. They are doing better with concentrating and improving their fitness levels too.
Does a DeskCycle Help an ADHD Child?
Exercise in the Classroom
The world is evolving and it is finally becoming acceptable, if not encouraged, to put more movement into the school day.
Exercise equipment is being moved into the classrooms all across the country and the positive results are coming in.