It was a wonderful open house on Thursday evening!  I was delighted to meet so many new students and families, and am psyched for school to begin on Monday.  I had a great summer, and seeing everyone at school has put a new bounce in my step in anticipation of an exciting new year!

In case you noticed the fact that my classroom has tall tables and are interested in WHY, here are two links to articles about studies that show big benefits to having standing tables.  I have chairs and can lower these tall tables if need be, and even have desks for individuals who choose them when we are not working in big groups for activities.

Standing Desks Lead To Improved BMI In Children

New study indicates students’ cognitive functioning improves when using standing desks