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What do Educators Say About Walkabouts?

Posted by Kristi Gottwalt on Mar 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM
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We talk about how research shows great benefits when active learning is used in the classroom. Walkabouts are a great way to get students moving and learning in the classroom, but don't take our word for it. Hear what those who are using Walkabouts say about our online adventures with Jax and Gia. 


When we asked teachers in a customer satisfaction survey how their students felt about Walkabouts, the responses included a lot of love!

  • Yay! It's Walkabouts!
  • The students loved it.
  • They think they are fun!
  • They love them.
  • They really enjoy them.
  • They love it!


“We absolutely LOVE it. It allows them to move their bodies and learn, while allowing me to assess who has mastered or needs reteaching of the lesson. The worksheets are an added bonus as well.” April Swain, Kindergarten Teacher

take brain breaks. We mainly use the program during those transition moments between classes. We love Walkabouts!” Lila Kittredge, Teacher

“I am loving the walkabouts :) We did a math lesson today counting objects to 20 and my group of 8 active kindergartners LOVED it!”

Anna Kay Johnson, K5 Special Education Teacher

Library Media Specialist

“As a former kindergarten teacher, I know how important movement is for kids to stay on task. I focus on the literacy part of Walkabouts. I’ve been using them with Kindergarten & first grade. For the first graders, I use them at the end of the lesson to see if they understand the concept. With the kindergarteners, I use it in the beginning to get them moving. I just put it on my whiteboard from my laptop. The kids get up from the carpet and start moving! I absolutely love Walkabouts.” Kristie Smith, Library Media Specialist

Curriculum Technology Coordinator

“I love the concept and have viewed various lessons in different content areas for the different grade levels. I will definitely have my PreK-2 teachers using this.” Tammy Yarborough, Curriculum Technology Coordinator

Ready to get your students moving–and learning (while having fun!)? Request a Walkabouts trial today! 

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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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