The 2020 – 2021 school year was sure a crazy, long year! Teaching remotely via Zoom proved really tough and frustrating for all of us.
The Walking Classroom is favorite rotation within the week’s routine. My students are thrilled when it is their turn for the podcast.
At Katahdin Elementary School, we were able to be in person for our out-of-school program. We implemented TWC twice each week.
As I introduced The Walking Classroom to each class, all of the students were thrilled! With it, they experienced a different way to learn!
I loved the idea of my students getting exercise while still covering content related to my standards. #edchat #walklistenlearn
I first heard about The Walking Classroom years ago when I moved up from teaching kindergarten to third grade. I was looking for interesting ways to engage my students and came across The Walking Classroom’s website.
This year proved a bit difficult for all of our students and staff in terms of physical fitness. However, with the resources that The Walking Classroom provided, I could take my sixth through eighth grade students outside to walk, listen, and learn about STEM topics.
Having to pivot and teach online and in-person at the same time was extremely hard for some teachers, so having resources that could be used in both “worlds” proved invaluable! We were able to send our WalkKits home to the virtual students, so they could participate with their in-person peers.
One of the challenges of teaching in a dual language program is essentially having half of the time to cover all of the standards. The Walking Classroom has been a huge help in this area.
I first saw The Walking Classroom in a teacher group I was a part of. I work with students with disabilities and I had been looking to find more creative and engaging activities for them. The… Read More