As teachers, we know you are all too aware of the importance of establishing clear and consistent rules and procedures during the first few days and weeks of a new school year. The same thing can… Read More
Don’t go cheap on WalkKit batteries!
When it comes to batteries, you get what you pay for. We understand how tempting those great prices are at the Dollar Store, but unfortunately you’ll find yourself constantly replacing those off-brand batteries. All. Year. Long…. Read More
Learn about careers in science
Comparing piles of elephant poop. Exploring the ocean in a submarine. Analyzing live face mites. Researching drawers full of dead shrews. Sounds cool, right? It is, and so are the scientists from the North Carolina Museum… Read More
Smile, breathe, and walk briskly!
For most of you, the new school year is right around the corner. You’re probably feeling excited and anxious to get started, AND you’re probably feeling overwhelmed and anxious about getting started! (At this point during… Read More
Welcome to The Walking Classroom
Hello Friends, and welcome to The Walking Classroom’s blog! We are SO glad you’re here!! In just five short years, our program has transformed from a classroom idea into a national award-winning program implemented across the… Read More
I just wanted to share a little something with you. Today we listened to our FAVORITE podcast yet! The one on prepositions. Prepositions??? Yep—prepositions.
The joy of sharing
I just wanted to share with you a great learning experience we had with The Walking Classroom. We listened to podcast “O Captain! My Captain!” yesterday. The day before that we began talking about poetry and… Read More
Tell us your stories! We want to share them!
Are you a Walking Classroom adopter with a story to tell? Let us know what’s working for you (and what’s not!) so we can share it here on our blog. You might have discovered a great… Read More
Classroom job leads to inspiration and personal success
My students all have classroom jobs that they apply for each quarter. One of the jobs became managing The Walking Classroom supplies; passing out the kits, replacing batteries, letting the office know when we are out… Read More
Super walking success!
We are all super thankful for you giving us this grant. I have a student that is extremely overweight and would do anything to get out of walking and could barely keep up with us. Her… Read More