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Free E-Book on Movement in the Classroom

Posted by Kristi Gottwalt on Mar 14, 2016 2:24:32 PM

Are you interested in practical ways to incorporate movement into your classroom? Our new e-book Move to Learn: Exploring the Benefits of Movement in the Classroom explains why movement is beneficial and includes tips and tricks for integrating physical activity into your classroom.

The e-book covers the following topics:
  • What Does Current Brain Research Tell Us About Movement?
  • What Are Activity Breaks?
  • What Is an Integrated Curriculum?
  • Helping Kinesthetic Learners
  • What Is ADHD, and Who Is Diagnosed with It?
  • Assessment in the Classroom

Ready to get your students moving—and learning? This free e-book is a great way to get inspired! Download it today.

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Topics: ActivEd, move to learn

Competition: How does your district stand out?

Posted by Kristi Gottwalt on Dec 7, 2015 10:08:31 AM

Traditional public schools, charter schools, private schools . . . parents have many choices when it comes to where their children are educated. Introducing active learning can differentiate your school from the rest. 

With Walkabouts by ActivEd, you can show parents that your school cares about academics as well as health and wellness. With growing obesity rates, reduced time in physical education class and at recess, and increased focus on multisensory learning, now is the time to set your school apart. Show you are concerned about students' health and wellness by introducing supplementary tools that make learning fun. 

Get your kids moving—and learning—with Walkabouts! Keeping kids healthy and fit while also focusing on helping them learn (and have fun) will make sure that your students are engaged in the classroom. 

Stand out from your competition with Walkabouts by ActivEd

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Attending #NCAIS15? Tweet from the ActivEd booth and win!

Posted by Kristi Gottwalt on Oct 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Are you attending the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools Annual Educators Conference? ActivEd is offering you the opportunity to win a six-month subscription to Walkabouts for your school. What do you have to do?

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Topics: ActivEd

Meet Up With the Walkabout Team!

Posted by Kristi Gottwalt on Oct 20, 2015 1:56:21 PM

The ActivEd sales team will be out and about this week! If you want to learn more about how active classrooms can help your pre-K through 2nd grade students achieve more in math, language arts, and reading, we invite you to connect with our team. Where will we be?

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Topics: ActivEd

The Research Behind Walkabouts

Posted by Dr. Julian Reed on Oct 15, 2015 1:41:39 PM

Health and wellness impact many areas of our lives. I'm passionate about helping educators use physical activity to make a difference in students' lives. I wrote my book Active Education: Lessons for Integrating Physical Activity with Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies to share my research and expertise with classroom teachers. That is also why I founded ActivEd, Inc. The preface of my book explains why I feel so strongly about integrating physical education into all subject areas. 

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Topics: ActivEd, Research-Based, Walkabouts