Research finds young girls lack exposure to STEM 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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Children’s Books for Teaching SEL

As we know, the first years – preschool and early elementary school ages – are critical for social-emotional learning (SEL) 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 […]

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