Teachin' math? Get your Body Movin'

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Apparently the Beastie Boys knew the key to effective instruction all along. 

According to a new study from the University of Iowa and Michigan State University, students learn and retain more when teachers incorporate gestures into math instruction. While slightly different from the Total Physical Response (TPR) methods used by many ELL teachers in which students use movement, it looks like students may benefit when everybody's movin'.