Movement and Learning

Read and Ride Programs Understand the Connection Between Movement and Learning Science is cool! Science has offered us so many exciting discoveries throughout the history of the world. Some of the latest science shows that movement and learning have a pretty cool...
Generate Electricity in a New Way

Generate Electricity in a New Way

How much is a watt? In grade school we all learned measurements of capacity like how many quarts are in a gallon. In my classroom, we got our empty containers to compare cups and pints and quarts and gallons.  We had visual aids that guide our understanding of the...

Slowly, but surely. Change is happening.

Dar Williams wrote a great article back in 2010 about energy generating gyms. She lamented how slow progress was in making them mainstream. Back in 2008, she had assumed they were right around the corner. But they still hadn’t really taken off, and her final...

Pedal Desk Test

How long can I last on a bike and do work at the same time? It’s 2:44 PM on a Sunday, and I’m in my garage, testing whether it’s reasonable and feasible to ride a stationary bike and get work done at the same time. Treadmill desks are much talked about and now...
How The Chopper Charger Came To Be

How The Chopper Charger Came To Be

Opportunity Knocks In the Spring of 2014, a green-friendly colleague of mine, Doug Davis, founder of TumblTrak, said he was going to get a booth at the Consumer Electronics Show and asked me if I had any ideas. I told him an electric bike that could easily transition...