Monday, October 19, 2015

Should students stand in the classroom? Come to Pacific Grove to find out

Should students increase in-class physical activity to help their health and performance? “Kids Are Meant to Move!” a panel with several experts -- including the representative of a standing desk manufacturer -- will address this topic.


Juliet Starlett, San Francisco Crossfit Founder, Impact of sedentary behavior on mobility, range of motion, ergonomics and posture, and the importance of NEAT (UPDATE: Starlett won't be able to attend due to a scheduling conflict)
Bob Hill, Ergotron Education Manager: Research overview as it relates to introducing standing into the classroom
Joy Colangelo, author Embodied Wisdom: · Habits for a preventative lifestyle:
Joey DiPuma, District Technology Innovation Coordinator, Flagler Schools: Real classroom experience with standing desks:

WHAT: Kids Are Meant to Move!
WHEN: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 21.
WHERE: Pacific Grove USD’s Robert Down Elementary School Auditorium
485 Pine Ave, Pacific Grove.

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