Students pedal down a path to better focus in math by Klye Jones

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I love seeing situations like this happening in classrooms across the nation.  I only hope it continues to catch on.  Here is an introduction to the story:

CHINA, Maine —Instead of going for a bike ride after school, a few kids will take a spin in the middle of a classroom at China Middle School.

During a test day in Josh Lambert’s seventh-grade math class, students were pushing pedals while pushing pencils.

“It makes math class not so boring sometimes,” Hailey Mayo said.

Keeping kids’ attention for almost an hour and a half when you are talking about math can be a challenge, Lambert said.

“School is just a long time to sit and listen to adults tell them what to do,” he said.

Read the rest of  the article: http://www.wmtw.com/news/students-pedal-down-a-path-to-better-focus-in-math/36100978

http://www.wmtw.com/news/students-pedal-down-a-path-to-better-focus-in-math/36100978

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