In just a couple of weeks, it will be April and that means it will be Global Astronomy Month! An annual event, Global Astronomy Month has been organized by Astronomers without Borders since 2010. To get… Read More
Fun from the Field: Rocks and More with Robbins Elementary
It has been a few months since The Walking Classroom stopped by a school for a stroll, so I was happy to make a site visit to Robbins, North Carolina, while en route to the North… Read More
Fun Choice Friday: “Hot” Topics for Cold Weather
Colder weather got you down? Looking to bring some “warmth” to a winter Friday to help you forget those lower temperatures? Select a podcast on one of several “hot” topics, and cover earth science curriculum while… Read More
Meet the Scientist: Sorting Species with Dr. Roland Kays
Plenty of kids love animals. In fact, it’s pretty likely that animal lovers abound in your classroom or out-of-school time program! Why not take advantage of your crew’s fascination with furry, slimy, and scaly creatures? Introduce… Read More
Meet the Scientist: Exploring Science (and Other Subjects!) with Bob Alderink
It’s likely your class is loaded with some real science fiends. You know them! These students love exploring anything science-related. They always want to share their knowledge with the rest of the class! Wondering what happens… Read More
Out-of-School Time Ideas: Try America’s Past-time or Just Past Time!
Looking for engaging activities for out-of-school time? Pick an appealing podcast (or two) to keep your kids on the move (and learning too!). After all, just because the school day is done doesn’t mean something educational… Read More
Year Long Hit with STEM Students!
The Walking Classroom was a hit all year long with my students! As the end of the school year approached, my students and I took some time to reflect. We thought about all the learning they had acquired… Read More
Popular Podcasts? We asked the Experts!
Our year-end teacher and student surveys provide us with lots of useful data, and for that, a big thanks to the more than 500 teachers and over 4,800 students who responded to them this year! You… Read More
Beyond the Basic Benefits – Health and Happiness through Outdoor Learning
There’s no arguing with it—movement is good for all of us. Here at The Walking Classroom, we readily recognize that walking while listening helps kids learn! We have seen that it benefits students of all learning… Read More
A Walk in the Woods While Learning About STEM
We recently got a donated set of The Walking Classroom STEM materials and the students LOVE it. They are eager to listen to the podcasts, discuss the objectives from the lesson, and engage with each other… Read More
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