Pasadena high school realizes benefits of active learning with standing desks


standing-deskAs educators turn their attention to how physical learning environments can influence student learning, more companies are responding to the demand for flexible and innovative classroom furniture.

Ergotron, Inc. placed LearnFit Standing Desks in a classroom at Dr. Kirk Lewis Career and Technical High School in the Pasadena ISD, a suburb of Houston, Texas, earlier this school year and is already receiving positive feedback.

Students taking freshman geography started the school year at traditional sitting desks and in October transitioned to Ergotron LearnFit...

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