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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

Executive Director, The Walking Classroom Institute
The Walking Classroom is an evidence-based program that improves students’ physical, mental and academic health. Students listen to standards-aligned educational podcasts while walking - they Walk, Listen and Learn.  There is a link between exercise and cognitive function and The... Read More →
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Laura Fenn

Founder, The Walking Classroom
Walk, Listen and Learn! The Walking Classroom is an innovative, easy to implement, research-proven nonprofit 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... Read More →

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