Thank you so much for providing us with the opportunity to experience The Walking Classroom. I love using this as a teaching tool for my students. With the variety of educational podcasts available, it is easy to incorporate this into our routine.
We have used The Walking Classroom to support our writing curriculum as well as science and social studies. Most often, we all listen to the same podcast that ties in with our current content area, but sometimes we have student choice days that allow each student to pick a podcast that they are interested in. They LOVE when we do this! They get to walk and listen, then share with the class what they learned and give recommendations to classmates for future podcasts that they should listen to.
What I love most is that we get the opportunity to get outside, get some exercise, and learn something new (or review!) all at the same time. The Walking Classroom really is a win-win! In addition, it is nice to always have the health and wellness mini lessons tied into the podcasts. They often lead to great discussions on topics like hygiene or peer pressure.
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