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Thursday, April 15 • 7:30am - 8:15am
The Walking Classroom in Virtual, Hybrid and Socially Distanced Settings

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Walking while listening to educational podcasts is a powerful, engaging, screen-free experience for students to have right now. The Walking Clasroom capitalizes on the favorable link between exercise and cognitive function.  Students walk while listening to the same standards-aligned, kid-friendly podcast on topics including language arts, social studies, biographies and science. This approach is great for all students and is particularly effective for those with learning differences, reading problems and attention challenges. Kids love it!

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Debra Ives

Director, The Walking Classroom
Debra Ives has been with The Walking Classroom for 10 years. During that time, she has overseen the expansion of the program to all 50 states with almost 75,000 WalkKit audio devices distributed, and a new mobile app created in 2020. After working in banking for 15 years, Debra turned... Read More →
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The Walking Classroom

The Walking Classroom
Walk, Listen and Learn! The Walking Classroom is an innovative, easy to implement, research-proven program that enables students to get exercise while building core content knowledge. Students listen to kid-friendly educational podcasts on pre-loaded devices while walking. Podcasts... Read More →

Thursday April 15, 2021 7:30am - 8:15am CDT