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!┬áThere 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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