Flexible Seating Research
Immediate Benefits Of Flexible Seating
Flexible Seating Research: Handwriting
One of the things we get asked about the most is handwriting and flexible seating! In our classroom there are no tables and desks so we lay on our stomach for handwriting! So here is some research about handwriting:
This article from Kids Unlimited Learning Academy talks about laying on your stomach to strengthen the core and improve handwriting.
More research on handwriting:
Flexible Seating And 21st Century Skills
We all know the importance of 21st century skills (collaboration, communication, critical thinking and creativity). The great thing about flexible seating is that it allows all four these 21st century skills to develop in the classroom. So why are these skills important? Consider this report from GOOGLE on the importance of these 21st century skills! (And see what current trend in education was at the bottom of the list from GOOGLE…GOOGLE…tech….I was shocked!)
More on Flexible Seating:
To see how flexible seating works in our classroom, check out this post:
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