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Standing desks come to school classrooms; is it more than a trend?
In classrooms across the country, traditional desks are making way for standing models. Research shows that standing is healthier, and that children learn better when they are able to move during their school day. For TODAY, NBC’s Joe Fryer speaks to a classroom full of kids and one mom who is taking up this cause, about how “standing up for kids” is making a big impact.
Back to school
Colorado school district plans to switch to 4-day week01:37
Back-to-school injuries: What every parent needs to know03:17
See the best mobile apps for managing the school year03:44
Students at one Utah high school are facing fines for tardiness01:50
Back-to-school Steals and Deals: Lands’ End lunchbox, children’s books03:34
Apps for kids that parents need to know about: Yellow, Spotafriend, more04:58