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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!
February is Black History Month. This is a yearly celebration of the achievements and recognizing the role of African Americans in the history of the United States. As we get ready for Black History Month, I have brought together the Black History Month Collection by Destiny to share the best resources and practices I could find.
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What are the factors to consider in selecting the resources relevant to the educators and students who will use the tool? As you navigate the process of selecting the most relevant ed tech resources for your school or district, it is important that they be effective for the educators and students who will utilize them. There are multiple factors to consider because you want everyone who will use the resources to be happy with the selection.