Author Archives: StandUpKids

Ellen Smith’s Journey

by: Guest contributor, Zach Subar Ellen Smith’s journey to incorporating stand up desks into her classroom began in her first grade class, where raised tables provided an ideal platform for short students to stand throughout the day. Smith, a teacher at Greenbrook Elementary School in Streamwood, Ill., floated the idea to her students, and some […]

Have Less Pain & Be More Alert / Productive
– The Case for Standing Desks –

by: Guest contributor, Zach Subar There is no shortage of testimonials that praise standing desks for various reasons. A quick Google search reveals stories from people who report higher productivity levels, a general lack of drowsiness on the job, and relief from pain. But what does academic literature have to say about standing desks? The answer […]

Standup Kids, Donors Choose & You

Friends! Help us reach our goal! Make a contribution to the StandupKids.org pilot program at the levels indicated below and receive the following perks* $100: Year long supply of KillCliff (12 cases) – (zero remaining) $200: Kelly will record your outgoing voicemail message – (3 remaining) $500: Dinner at one of celebrity chef Michael Mina’s San Francisco restaurants – (1 remaining) […]