From baseball to boxing, the Nintendo Wii gaming system is giving students a workout in Kevin McDaniels' multi-handicapped classroom at Elgin West Elementary School, reports the Marion Star of Ohio. Elgin Local Schools received a grant from the Mid-Ohio Energy Community Fund to purchase a Wii and software such as Wii Fit to use in the classroom. McDaniels' goals were to increase his students' fine and gross motor skills, help them deal with the concept of winning and losing, and increase their classroom attention. "I've seen online [that] a lot of nursing homes use Wiis for physical therapy," McDaniels said.


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