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What Happens When Young Children Are Forced to Sit Still?

Posted by Jennifer Weaver-Spencer on Apr 4, 2017 7:15:00 AM

A recent Washington Post article delves into the consequences of children sitting still for too long—whether in the classroom, while traveling from one place to the other after school, or at home. From the article: 

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Topics: Kinesthetic Learning, move to learn, physical activity

Funding Walkabouts through PledgeCents

Posted by Jennifer Weaver-Spencer on Mar 28, 2017 7:05:00 AM

Did you know you can fund your Walkabouts purchase through an online fundraising platform?

PledgeCents, a crowdsourcing fundraising organization, helps pre-K through 12th grade teachers raise funds to implement programs in districts across the United States. 

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Topics: Walkabouts, funding, PledgeCents

School Wellness Programs

Posted by Jennifer Weaver-Spencer on Mar 21, 2017 7:05:00 AM

 Does your district or school have a wellness program? School employees in many districts across the country enjoy these programs that include things such as telemedicine service, tobacco cessation programs, disease management information, healthy aging classes, basketball leagues, running and walking clubs, and even financial management classes.

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Topics: Walkabouts, physical activity, healthy choices, wellness programs

Continue learning at home with Walkabouts

Posted by Jennifer Weaver-Spencer on Mar 14, 2017 11:10:00 AM

According to a 2016 study, teachers, parents, and even students want to supplement school work with more at-home learning with digital tools. The article 3 Ways to Continue Learning at Home with Technology lists ways to bridge the home-school divide.

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Topics: Walkabouts, Walksheets, home-school connection, technology

Moving and learning work well together

Posted by Jennifer Weaver-Spencer on Mar 9, 2017 11:10:00 AM

Dr. Julian Reed, founder of ActivEd, was recently interviewed for Furman University's News segment on their website.

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Topics: Walkabouts, learning styles, move to learn

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Walkabouts are online adventures that transform math, language arts, and reading fundamentals into standards-based, movement-rich lessons for Pre-K through second grade students. At ActivEd, we know that kids learn more, are more engaged, and are healthier when they are active both in and out of the classroom. 


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