California elementary school begins every day with song, movement

09/21/2009 | Marin Independent Journal (San Rafael, Calif.)

A California elementary school is emphasizing movement as a way to engage students in learning. Teachers take students outdoors on hiking or kayaking trips and start days with exercises, such as leap-frogging or playing drums. "Every day starts with movement and singing," a spokeswoman for the private school said. "All of the energy helps them to wake up for the day."

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