We all know the stereotype – good students sit up front listening attentively and asking questions while the bad students sit in the back messing around or taking a snooze. But does it really matter where you sit in class? Does sitting in the front help improve academic performance or is this simply an educational myth that cannot be backed up by proof? Researchers say it does matter for more reasons than one. Let’s look at a few reasons why sitting in the front or back of the class can have an impact on your grade.full article..