About David Wilkie

David Wilkie is an intermediate school Health, Fitness, and Nutrition teacher. He is a S.T.A.R. Teacher of the Year in South Carolina. David received his Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Southern Wesleyan University and undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and Middle School Social Studies from the University of South Carolina. He received his certification to be a Kinesthetic Classroom and Active Brains Learning Lab Trainer through KidsFit and Action Based Learning.

How Classroom Activity Improves Behavior and Test Scores

The first question I am asked when I present information on active seating and active classrooms is: Does it work? After teaching in a kinesthetic classroom and working at a school with four active classrooms, the answer is yes. In our school, it has shown to improve student behavior, grades, and test scores while keeping kids moving and happy.
By |2019-10-21T18:37:29+00:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Classroom Activities, Teaching|0 Comments

Cooperative Games to Boost Activity in the Classroom

Students cooperating with each other has become an even a bigger push in education over the last couple of years. It is also a great way to increase physical activity in the classroom. What teachers need to realize is that most students do not know how to work together. As recess has diminished over time, [...]

By |2019-04-25T13:09:21+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Classroom Activities|0 Comments
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