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Creative seating improves engagement, educators say

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Three educators and their Illinois middle school's media center have revamped learning spaces to better engage students through more comfortable and choice-centered seating options. The teachers say the students' options -- from exercise balls to rocking chairs -- have improved students' participation in class. Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.) (02/10)


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