NewSchools Summit 2018: Key Takeaways and Insights

Our team was privileged to attend the NewSchools Summit 2018 in Burlingame, CA from May 8-9. NewSchools is an organization that funds entrepreneurs seeking to innovate and improve public education. The NewSchools Summit is an invite-only event that brings together leaders in education innovation. Attendees included educators, administrators, business leaders, and more. For the 20th […]

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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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Courage Classroom Activity

This courage classroom activity guides social-emotional development by helping students understand that courage may be demonstrated in many different ways and by many different types of people. The term “everyday hero” is applicable here! In creating a Classroom Wall of Courage, students showcase examples of people in their lives who have demonstrated courage.   Start the courage […]

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