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Walkabouts Has A New Blog!

Posted by Jennifer Weaver-Spencer on Aug 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM

We are so excited to announce that Walkabouts has a new blog! We'll be moving all our previous blog content to the new site so you can find all our posts on research, active learning and education technology in one place. To read the latest, visit www.getwalkabouts.com/blog!

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Topics: Walkabouts activity, Walkabouts

Using Movement-Based EdTech to Engage Students

Posted by Jennifer Weaver-Spencer on Aug 17, 2017 8:00:00 AM

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. 

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Topics: movement in the classroom, Walkabouts

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: PledgeCents, Walkabouts, funding

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: healthy choices, wellness programs, Walkabouts, physical activity

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: technology, home-school connection, Walkabouts, Walksheets

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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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