1. The Underused Tool for Education – Exergame Transforms the Classroom

      Although research shows that exercise activates the attention system, increases focus, modulates mood, and enhances learning, it remains an underused tool in education. When teachers and students better understand how to work with the physiology of one’s body, the educational experience is optimized. This is especially true for students with behavioral issues such as ADHD.   Our respons…Read More

  2. Moraine Valley: Drop In Exergaming

    Yesterday we got the chance to visit a recent installation location for a follow-up, at the Moraine Valley Community College. Last month we installed an Exergaming space in their childcare center at their FitRec Center on campus. This is an area where children can come for a childcare or 'daycare' style of play, and even has spaces for games like indoor soccer. During the week this room is extreme…Read More

  3. Recent Research Shows Link Between Physical Activity and Better Education

    In recent years Finland has outperformed every nation on international educational assessments. The Finnish school system is recognized for utilizing research and applying that knowledge to the daily operations of the school.  Pasi Sahlberg, a Finnish educator and scholar, attributes their success to a variety of reasons.  For example, there’s been a strong emphasis on teacher training, leade…Read More