Overcoming Key Barriers to SEL

At Peekapak, we’ve developed a social-emotional learning (SEL) platform that seamlessly integrates into everyday classroom instruction, library use, and at-home learning. Through our work with thousands of educators around the world, we have identified some key barriers to SEL and how you can overcome them when implementing your new SEL initiative. Overcoming Key Barriers to […]

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Meet the Peekapals: Paul Solarz

At Peekapak, we celebrate educators. These amazing, passionate, and dedicated individuals bring joy to learning every day. We’ve been incredibly lucky to have a special group of educators supporting our growth – The Peekapals: Our Peekapak Ambassadors! Our Meet the Peekapals series showcases their personal achievements, thoughts on education and SEL, and more. Peekapal: Paul Solarz Paul is […]

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Meet the Peekapals: Byron Gilliland

At Peekapak, we celebrate educators. These amazing, passionate, and dedicated individuals bring joy to learning every day. We’ve been incredibly lucky to have a special group of educators supporting our growth – The Peekapals: Our Peekapak Ambassadors! Our Meet the Peekapals series showcases their personal achievements, thoughts on education and SEL, and more. Peekapal: Byron Gilliland Byron is […]

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Meet the Peekapals: Nick Clayton

At Peekapak, we celebrate educators. These amazing, passionate, and dedicated individuals bring joy to learning every day. We’ve been incredibly lucky to have a special group of educators supporting our growth – The Peekapals: Our Peekapak Ambassadors! Our Meet the Peekapals series showcases their personal achievements, thoughts on education and SEL, and more. Peekapal: Nick Clayton Nick has […]

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How to make a tree of gratitude and other Thanksgiving activities

A Time to Practice Gratitude

Hey Peekapals! Thanksgiving is right around the corner and there’s no better time of the year to encourage students to practice being grateful! There are many benefits associated with expressing gratitude. For example, based on a University of Kentucky study (2012), people who are actively grateful are more empathetic and less aggressive. In The Peekapak Pals […]

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STEM in childhood education

Promoting STEM in Childhood Education

National STEM Day – Thursday, November 8 – is a day to inspire students to explore interests related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, the number of STEM-related jobs grew by 10.5% between 2009 and 2015 whereas non-STEM jobs only grew by 5.2%. This trend is expected to […]

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