Juggling Helps Students Succeed In School (educationworld.com)
Improvements in concentration, eye-hand coordination, fine motor skills, reading, and behavior are just some of the benefits of juggling cited by educators. In fact, several teachers said that juggling increases students' ability to concentrate, enhances their eye-hand coordination, and builds self-confidence.
REPORTS FROM EDUCATORS
" For years Patty has noticed that there are a lot of kids in high school who are on the periphery. They keep to themselves and almost never talk. They do not take part in traditional sports and often do not do well in my classes. She wanted to give them something to be good at, to let them shine. "Kids, even in high school, are just dying to have the opportunity to play, get together with others to juggle, have a skill they can build upon, and show off!" Their creativity and enthusiasm blossomed." [Read More]
"In his fifth-grade classroom at Coeur d'Alene's Sorensen Elementary, David has watched some of his students struggle to keep up academically with their classmates. He's witnessed those same students stagger friends with their quick mastery of juggling." [Read More]
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