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Exercising in the classroom? How experts believe it helps kids learn

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All teachers have seen it -- that spacey look in their students' eyes that says, "nothing is sinking in here."

More and more educators are combating that look by literally stepping up efforts to get their students physically active.


"There is a lot of research that shows the huge benefits exercise has on learning," said Roosevelt third grade teacher Rhonda Fode, who admits she likes to dance around the classroom.

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