Richmond teachers try stability ball seats for kids

Posted on: 5:15 pm, February 7, 2013, by , updated on: 12:38am, February 8, 2013

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Some Richmond teachers are taking an unusual approach to try to boost students’ grades.

The educators have replaced the chairs with stability balls.

CBS 6 News has learned several Richmond elementary school teachers are trying out the program.

According to research, when a child sits on a ball chair that requires balance them to channel their physical energy in a positive way, it is supposed to help them better focus and, in turn, improve academic performance.

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