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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.
Meet Mary Schreier, Email Marketing Specialist
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.
Identifying the right ed tech resources for your school district involves multiple steps and processes. To begin, it is always best to include multiple people and offices in the processes to ensure that need, service, added value, and cost are evaluated together.
Selecting the right ed tech resources for your class, your school, or your system can be intimidating. Before even beginning the vetting and evaluation process of choosing the resource, collaboration needs to take place with all parties involved. Once that has taken place, there are multiple factors to consider. Those factors can be summarized into three main categories: function, form, and funding.
Meet Cassie Norman, UX Designer
The holidays are here and it is the time of year that we all start thinking about winter break being spent with our family and friends. We also think about our students and their families and the special things we can send them off with over the holiday to continue their learning in engaging, creative and fun ways.
Here are 7 ways to stay connected to your students, families, and community over the holidays too.
Last week, one of our kindergarten teachers asked me the easiest way to get her kinders to the PebbleGo article about Wild Turkeys. With the recent discovery of finding the direct link to our PebbleGo at Van Meter, I wanted to give it a try to make it as easy as possible for our youngest learners.