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3 Benefits of Giving Students Space to Create

A few weeks ago on the blog, I shared some big news from PebbleGo. They recently acquired Buncee, the popular EdTech tool for student creators and are pairing this technology with their platform. Coming in early 2022, you can unlock your K-5 students’ creativity with PebbleGo Create.  PebbleGo Create is designed for elementary school-aged students. It’s […]

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Your First Look At the New PebbleGo Create

How do your students share their learning? How do students in your classroom respond to reading? Today, I’m excited to share something new – PebbleGo Create. We’ll take a look at this new tool that lets students share their learning authentically and creatively. Regular readers of the blog know that I’m a big fan of […]

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Where to Find Spanish Language Resources for ELLs

Where do you go to find Spanish language resources to support English Language Learners? If you are looking for short texts and read alouds in Spanish, the team behind PebbleGo has you covered. PebbleGo has every high-interest article on their site translated into Spanish. PebbleGo Spanish can support dual language development and content-area learning at […]

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Save Time Supporting Student Readers with BOOKR Class

How can you make reading a habit for children? Giving students access to engaging stories and carving out time for students to dive into text is one way. There is a great platform for student readers that helps teachers save time and give students access to engaging reading material. In today’s blog post, I’ll share a […]

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Augmented Reality Magazine for Students with STEAM Focus

How can you bring reading experiences to life for your students? There is an augmented reality magazine designed specifically with kids in mind. It’s called Brainspace, and it transforms short texts you find in a traditional magazine into interactive experiences for student readers. Augmented reality is powerful in the hands of students! When combined with […]

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7 Ways to Support Summer Reading with Digital Resources

Ready to dive into summer reading activities? Capstone Interactive and PebbleGo can help support readers this summer. These fantastic resources can become part of a structured learning experience for students. Or they can be used when students read and research on their own time. Reading has a place in every season, including the structured and […]

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Interactive Activities for Teaching About Safety

Regular readers of the blog know that I love sharing tips and strategies for digital activities. When it comes to teaching about safety topics, you can head straight to Capstone Connect to find high-quality, high-interest resources. With ebooks and articles on a wide range of topics, this resource gives you quick access to safety-related content […]

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Introduce Early Readers to a Variety of Cultures and Traditions

What types of text do you include in your classroom library? If you’ve used ebooks or digital texts with students, you know that often the selection is limited. Finding high-interest books that introduce students to a variety of cultures and traditions is essential. As you work with digital readers this school year, a great web-based […]

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How to Create Digital Reading Activities with Capstone Connect and Seesaw

Regular readers of the blog know that I’m a big fan of Capstone Pub and all of the resources they have to offer teachers. If you want to create digital reading activities this year, their resources are ones you can share quickly and easily with students. And if you’d like your students to participate in […]

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Free eBooks for Kids with Assessments and Vocabulary Support

Are you searching for free eBooks for kids? The team at AmEnglish has you covered with adaptive assessments, vocabulary support, and so much more! Through the end of the 2020-21 school year, their distance learning resources are completely free for teachers and schools. In this blog post, I’ll share all of the details so you […]

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