Implementing The Walking Classroom in an afterschool or other out-of-school time setting is a little different than rolling the program out in a school day classroom setting! Read on for some suggestions (and a few extra… Read More
Timely Topics: Earth Day!
On April 22nd, the United States and over 191 other countries will be celebrating the 47th official Earth Day. The very first Earth Day was established in 1970. United States Senator, Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin saw… Read More
Friday Funding Tips: Talking Points for Funding
You’ve decided that crowdfunding is the path to generate funds for your class set of Walking Classroom materials. You’ve even selected your platform. Now what? Turn your focus to delivering a message that compels people to… Read More
Friday Funding Tips: ABC’s of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding doesn’t need to be complicated. It is as simple as asking individuals and groups to support a specific project or cause. However, there are a few steps you can take and tips you can follow… Read More
Friday Funding Tips: Educator Crowdfunding Resources
It’s not too difficult to find sources of support. In fact, a quick search of the internet yields a number of crowdfunding resources available to help you obtain your class set of Walking Classroom materials. Check… Read More
Friday Funding Tips: Let’s Talk Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding – online philanthropy – DIY fundraising – 21st century funding. Why the hype and how can it help your classroom? Oftentimes we hear buzzwords and are quick to shy away from them. Avoidance may be… Read More
Triple Play with TWC!
When most of us hear the phrase “Triple Play,” the first thing that comes to mind is the amazing and very rare play that happens during a baseball game. For a triple play to occur, two… Read More
Mindfulness — Keep Calm and Walk On!
Kids probably hear the phrase, “calm down, please ” so often that it goes in one ear and out the other. But do they really know what it means to calm down? Teach them the art… Read More
A Gem in the Field- Dottie Rutherford
Dottie Rutherford is this month’s TWC Gem in the Field! She’s a new OST adopter of The Walking Classroom. She is really enthused to be incorporating TWC into her afterschool site. We are so pleased to… Read More
Plickers — An Engaging Way to Assess
Holly Dent, a fabulous adopter and 4th grade teacher, told us about a great app she uses when her students take The Walking Classroom quizzes. This fabulous app, Plickers, is an engaging way to assess what students… Read More