CHILDREN’S NEEDS. AGAIN! Ways to get kids to sit still in class, and suchlike

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/10/07/the-right-and-surprisingly-wrong-ways-to-get-kids-to-sit-still-in-class/

Warning: contains traces of what playworkers and forest school practitioners have been saying for years.

But didn’t have the science bit!

Here it is: children need:

daily RVI.

What is that?

Days out in a VWcamper? Recreational Vehicular Interventions?

Lots of watching screens playing video games? Repetitive Visual Instrumentalification?

Nope, they need RVI:

‘Rapid Vestibular Input’ on a daily, not weekly, DAILY, basis.

Go read the link, my children. Seek enlightenment, and a cool acronym to show off with.

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