Idaho teachers learn to help students transition to new school year

08/15/2011 | Times-News (Twin Falls, Idaho), The

When students return to school after summer break, they will not be used to sitting at desks for long stretches of time. To help students adjust, some Idaho teachers recently participated in professional development to develop activities that help students burn energy and learn at the same time. In one such exercise, students use a fly swatter to smack words and syllables on the classroom wall. The educators also learned to use balls and magnets to teach vocabulary lessons.

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