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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social impact investing

EdTechTO: Education and Social Impact Investing

On October 16th, Peekapak hosted an EdTechTO Meetup for EdTech leaders in the Toronto area. Ami Shah, CEO and Co-founder of Peekapak, led a panel discussion with industry leaders Shayn Diamond (Partner, Whitecap Venture Partners), Kevin Taylor (Associate Director, SVX), and Kathryn Wortsman (Fund Manager, MaRS Catalyst Fund). Through an informative discussion about how social […]

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MyPeekaville: What You Need To Know Before Jumping In

How to use myPeekaville

Hi everyone! We can’t wait for you to get started with myPeekaville – Peekapak’s new game world that supports the lessons found on www.peekapak.com. We’ve created this guide to go over how to use some of myPeekaville’s features so that you can teach your students how to navigate Peekapak’s new world. Avatars To customize their avatars, […]

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