About

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Dr. Helgeson is a classroom teacher in the Seattle area. He has taught at the middle school level for over 15 years. Throughout his teaching, he has designed, developed, and researched ways to get students out of their seats and moving around the classroom. Students who are actively engaged physically and mentally are better equipped to being successful in the classroom behaviorally and academically. Teaching Through Movement is a blog meant to help educators with ideas and the philosophies behind the ideas regarding using physical activity in the classroom.

7 thoughts on “About

  1. Your work reminds me that too often the energy and creativity of teachers is empowered way to little in the current reform. Thanks for your attention to my own blog. Regards, Bruce Brand, aka schooldog

  2. Hello!

    I’m a senior at University of Louisville and I’m actually doing a research paper on movement in the classroom. I was hoping I could email you a few questions to answer about how movement has affected you and your students.

    my email is gabby.2013.peak@gmail.com if you could contact me.

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