ActivEd Blog

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: Walkabouts, movement in the classroom

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