TITLE

Stretch for Success

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;12/14/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 14, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on how yoga has helped students at Fernbank Elementary School in Decatur, Georgia relax and perform better on tests. The school's staff began teaching students yoga about two years ago at a parent's suggestion. A fourth-grade teacher uses yoga as a classroom activity.
ACCESSION #
27748892

 

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