Setting up school at home for the kids does have its challenges. Arranging for the appropriate tutoring for their age, and organising classes like math and science are important.
It is also important to get the kids to
Many schools have been using the desk bikes and other active classroom equipment as tools to
Over the years studies have show time and again their success. The Desk Bike is an economical way to keep the kids “learning in motion”.
Using a Deskbike can Help Kids Stay Focused During Homeschooling
Whether or not a child has a diagnosed attention deficit disorder or is just needing additional fidgeting, the ability to move helps them focus on their work.
According to a school in Laval that has put the bicycle desks into their classroom, the child’s ability to pay attention improved.
Mario Leroux who is a remedial educationalist, notes that children with ADHD need to be moving continuously. This can be in the form of tapping a pencil or chewing on it. Unfortunately this sort of activity can be noisy and disruptive to the remaining class. But when the child is allowed to pedal a practically noiseless deskbike and work, everyone benefits.
Desk Bikes Increase Oxygen to the Brain
Leroux states that pedalling their desk bike increases the oxygen levels in the brain of the child. This in turn helps to facilitate learning by helping them concentrate better.
Initially Leroux tried the desk bikes as an experiment. He said after only a few weeks he was able to see a “huge difference” in the kids using them.
Adapting the classroom pedal desks to home is easy. They are quiet and don’t take up much floor space. The Stel’Air Children’s Desk Bikes are perfect for home because they are versatile.
Why choose a Stel’Air Classroom Desk Bike for Homeschooling?
✓ They are super quiet
✓ They do have 8 levels of resistance to improve energy burning
✓ They can be folded nearly flat against a wall or tuck away in the closet
✓ They do have wheels for easy portability
Designed with the classroom in mind. Quiet when pedalled so it won’t bother the rest of the class. Available in two sizes to suit all school ages.
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Classrooms using the deskbikes commonly have several on the go at a time. This is because there are several reasons why individual kids can benefit. They are also quiet enough to be pedalled in libraries.
The desk bikes are not just for children with attention deficit disorders, any student with excess energy can benefit from using them.
How Long to Pedal While Homeschooling?
The duration a child needs to pedal while learning depends on the child. Some schools like Allion Elementary finds that just allowing each student 10 minutes to “read and ride” allows each of the students to have a break from sitting so they can refresh their minds.
Desk Bikes and Schooling Results
The results reported by Ward Elementary School in North Carolina have been astounding! After more than six years of using the bicycle desks they report that:
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