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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