Across the United States, classrooms are filled with students busy learning with the aid of educational technology (EdTech). In addition, more and more teachers are integrating movement into their lessons. Is it possible to do both at the same time? Yes! Both have educational benefits, and here is how.
Summer is a fantastic time to catch up on your professional development reading. Many educators use the summer to investigate new technologies that can help them in the classroom, collaborate with their teaching community, plan lessons, and/or streamline processes.
Topics: Professional Development
According to a new study, "Physical activity not only makes kids feel better and helps them develop healthy habits, it's also good for the nation's bottom line." The study results were published May 1, 2017 in the journal Health Affairs.
A recent article in Education Week cites research supporting the use of visuals, including counting on fingers, to help students learn and succeed in math.
Topics: Research on Visual Learning
Did you know that April 22028 is the Week of the Young Child? To celebrate, we wanted to share this infographic from Rasmussen College on the ABCs of Early Childhood Education. While each of these is important, we at ActivEd are particularly fond of H for Healthy fitness habits and N for Nutritional awareness. Check out the following image for all of the ABCs!
Topics: early childhood