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Make Reading and Math Fun for First Grade Students

Posted by Kristi Gottwalt on Oct 10, 2015 3:28:00 PM

Are you looking for a fun way to help first grade students grasp key math and reading concepts? 

Making lessons fun for students can be a challenge for some first grade teachers. That's why we've developed Walkabouts, our research-based product designed to incorporate movement into lessons. Active classrooms help students learn–while keeping them engaged. Our 7-10 minute learning adventures guide students through standards-based lessons that are movement-rich. 

See the following example of a first grade lesson. 

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Topics: ActivEd, Walkabouts, First Grade

Looking for Fun Second Grade Math, Reading, and Language Arts Lessons?

Posted by Kristi Gottwalt on Oct 2, 2015 3:23:00 PM

Do you need engaging math and ELA lessons for your 2nd grade students?

Walkabouts by ActivEd are fun, movement-rich lessons that are based on research to  improve student outcomes. Our characters, Jax and Gia, walk students through online adventures that focus on integrating standards-based content and physical activity. 

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Topics: ActivEd, Second Grade, Walkabouts

5 Fast Facts about Walkabouts

Posted by Kristi Gottwalt on Sep 29, 2015 9:00:00 AM

What happens when Jax and Gia are invited into classrooms?


To the team at ActivEd, these results were not surprising. We know the impact of incorporating movement-rich, multisensory learning into the classroom.  Our founder, Dr. Julian Reed has done the research

Ready to follow Jax & Gia intoto the park or the city? 
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Topics: PreK-2, ActivEd, Research, Walkabouts, Jax & Gia, Active Learning

Make Pre-Kindergarten Fundamentals Fun with Walkabouts

Posted by Kristi Gottwalt on Sep 28, 2015 3:22:00 PM

Looking to help your preschool students learn while they get the wiggles out?  RoundKidsUsingAccent

At ActivEd, we understand that most students learn better while moving (and we have the research to prove it). Having fun and being active makes learning more engaging. Our 7-10 minute web-based lessons are guided by characters Jax and Gia and are designed to promote active learning. 

Each lesson is based on a specific standard. Additionally, the lessons are movement-rich and animated in kid-friendly colors. Don't take our word for it, see an example lesson below. 

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Topics: ActivEd, Second Grade, Prekindergarten, Walkabouts, Active Learning, First Grade, kindergarten

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Make learning fun and improve outcomes

Walkabouts are online adventures that transform math, language arts, and reading fundamentals into standards-based, movement-rich lessons for Pre-K through second grade students. At ActivEd, we know that kids learn more, are more engaged, and are healthier when they are active both in and out of the classroom. 


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