Students at Delta West Academy have various options when it comes to choosing furniture for seated and non-seated activities. Besides the traditional classroom chairs and desks, they also have the option of choosing VS active learning furniture:
From VS: “Controlled freedom of movement stimulates the entire musculoskeletal system in a great variety of ways. … Body and mind are activated and the natural urge to move around is supported in a productive way.
When sitting dynamically:
The learning benefits are considerable:
Active learning furniture is part of a world-wide design effort to create learning spaces that are flexible, active and promote exploration, collaboration and concentration, cornerstones of DWA learning philosophy.