Research finds young girls lack exposure to diverse and STEM-related role models

In recognition of International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 8, 2018, our team at Peekapak conducted a survey to understand how females are represented in children’s literature today. 150+ elementary teachers participated. Survey findings reveal that the number of female characters in children’s storybooks pale in comparison to males. In fact, respondents reported that female […]

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We’re hiring: Customer Success Manager

Job Title: Customer Success Manager Location: Toronto, Ontario We’re looking for a Customer Success Manager to help take our customer retention and expansion growth to the next level. As a CSM your number one focus will be to drive product adoption, expansion revenue and increase retention and time-to-value. Reporting to the CEO you will be […]

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Valentine's Day Cards from Peekapak!

Happy Valentine’s Day from Peekapak! Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to express love and appreciation … we’re so glad for educators and parents like you who support social-emotional learning and teach these important skills to children. Like Cody says in the Valentine’s Day card above … You Rock! Here are some more fun Peekapak Valentine’s […]

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Look Who's Writing to Us!

Every Peekapak unit starts with a Peekapak Pal’s letter to students introducing the unit. Students are invited to write back to the Peekapak Pal and to post it on Twitter. The Peekapak Pal might actually respond! We receive many letters from classes writing back to the Peekapak Pals. To write to the Peekapak Pals, post letters […]

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Children’s Books for Teaching SEL

As we know, the first years – preschool and early elementary school ages – are critical for social-emotional learning development. Identifying and regulating emotions, awareness of others and self, seeing and respecting different perspectives, making friends and developing relationships, and learning to walk in someone else’s shoes (empathy), and more, are developed in these years. […]

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Case Study: Peekapak in a PBIS Classroom

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a proactive approach to establishing behavioral supports and social culture to help students achieve social, emotional and academic success. Renee Gogolewski is a Kindergarten teacher at Woodson Kindergarten Center in Austin, MN. She was seeking a program to complement her center’s PBIS focus. For more information on PBIS, click here. […]

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