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How can you teach a big topic like civics to your elementary students? If you’re teaching civics in elementary school this year, I have a special resource to share with you. It’s perfect for November, with Election Day on the mind, and great for any time of the year.
Whether you celebrate in a big way each year or simply look for a few moments to make a Halloween connection, I have some tips to share with you. These six tips aren’t all spooky, but I couldn’t help including an alliterative spin on the title!
Research has shown that curiosity naturally fits in with SEL learning and development. Many researchers and educators reinforce curiosity as a component of SEL learning. But how do we support these skills? There are many easy ways that educators and caregivers can begin to support curiosity as a component of SEL.
It’s clear that both Digital Citizenship and SEL skills are crucial to student success. Fostering both of these skill sets together is a win-win for educators and students alike! PebbleGo is a great place to start as young learners begin to explore digital spaces.
A new school year is here and it is the perfect time to share your skills and talents by collaborating with teachers; empowering students as researchers and creators; and giving everyone the learning, literacy and digital tools they need for a successful and engaging year.
One topic I’ve spotlighted this year on the blog is ways to save time without cutting corners. If you want to save time this year while differentiating instruction, I have five tips for you featuring PebbleGo, PebbleGo Next, and Connect.
It's Back-to-School time once again! In this blog post, we’ll look at three ways to help student readers prepare for the new school year.
Does Back-to-School feel like a giant “Sunday Scary” to you? If so, you are not alone! “Sunday Scaries” is a term that many use to capture the overwhelming feelings of anxiety mixed with anticipation that come with Sunday evenings. For educators, students, and families, this term accurately describes the many feelings that come with the start of the new school year. Well, never fear! Capstone is here to help you get your school year started right and fight off those Back-to-School Scaries!
In this post, we explore media literacy, and how curiosity connects with this 21st century skill set. It may be no surprise that media literacy–the ability to access, interpret, and create ideas using various media forms–is also closely associated with intellectual curiosity. Whether the media is books, newspapers, movies, television shows, or websites, they all provide children with a way to answer the questions they are individually curious about.