Greenbrier West is a small high school of 400 or so students in the mountains of West Virginia. We are a high poverty area, probably 75% or more, and many of our students have academic challenges. My English and history students are from grades nine through twelve, but read on a first to third grade level.
The Walking Classroom has been wonderful. It gets my kids (and me!) outside for some exercise on our track. This winter, we even walked in our gym.
I use the podcasts as an introduction to the lesson I’m going to teach. My students get tired of listening to me, and it’s hard to find texts that are on their reading level but not childish. The Walking Classroom covers the content I need in a way my students enjoy. I will use my Walking Classroom devices for years to come.
Special Education Teacher
Greenbrier West High
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