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Are you looking for resources to recommend to families, or use with your own young children? Earlier this year, I featured PebbleGo on my site and lots of ways to use their reading platform in the classroom. With a sudden shift to distance learning, I wanted to share with you a few quick tips and free nonfiction articles for kids.
I was so excited to get this little surprise in the mail from my friends at Capstone over the holiday. They are the PebbleGo Curiosity Cards and as the playing card box says they Spark curiosity and inspire inquiry with 52 distinct questions that can be answered by searching within PebbleGo.
Whether you are an educator or a family, right now we are all navigating the world of learning at home. There are so many digital resources to utilize, but that does not mean learners have to stay in front of a screen all day. Here are 4 different projects that use the PebbleGo modules and spark creativity with resources you might already have around your home.
We celebrate National Poetry Month every year in April. This is a time to bring words to life through special experiences, projects, and celebrations with your students and school community. I love using art, writing, music, acting, and more to teach children about poetry and inspire them to be poets, too. I also love to think of ways to tie different subjects such as science, math, and history into Poetry Month and poetic opportunities throughout the year.
Many teachers use PebbleGo as a core resource in their elementary school’s remote learning day plans because of its ease of access at home on any internet-connected device and the wealth of curriculum-connected articles, all with at least one activity included. This allows even your youngest students to have uninterrupted learning and engagement with a wide-range of academic content. Here are 8 ideas to take advantage of PebbleGo as a part of your remote learning day plans.
Who will win this year’s Barrow Peace Prize? This annual project has become a rite of passage at our elementary school that students, teachers, and families look forward to each year. The project weaves together research, persuasive writing, art, public speaking, and global connections.
For Digital Learning Day this week on February 27, we will be celebrating with The Van Meter School Digital Learning Day Technology Playground. We will be hosting it in the library and have invited our teachers to sign up for a time to come with their students throughout the day.
As we celebrate Presidents Day, here is a little PebbleGo Tip to kick off the celebrations and learning this week.
It's Valentine's Day this week and we are getting ready to celebrate this holiday with our students and community. When my own kids were younger, I remember always looking for fun, yet educational ideas, to plan for their classroom Valentine's Day parties. We also love doing special library themed Valentine's Day activities when our students come to the library before school and throughout the day. I have a PebbleGo Valentine's Day party idea to share with you!