Celebrate Black History Month

February 1, 2017

Booker T Washington: Black History MonthFebruary is Black History Month. To help you celebrate, we've compiled a list of writing and reading resources.

Red or Blue? Election Resources to Help You This Season

September 15, 2016

The presidential election will be here before we know it! Even though Election Day is November 8, there are many current events that will take place between now and then that will undoubtedly create an opportunity for teaching and learning in your classroom. To help with that, we have compiled a list of resources that will get your students talking and writing about this important aspect of government. 

Collaboration and Reluctant Writers

April 8, 2015

Sometimes it takes just a little creativity to get reluctant writers to open up. These collaboration exercises will engage all students - reluctant and eager writers - and encourage them to work together toward a common goal.

Reluctant Writers: How to Help

April 1, 2015

April's Resource Roundups will discuss the reluctant writer. There are many reasons students may be reluctant to write. The good news is that there are just as many ways to help the reluctant writer get more comfortable with the written word.

Peer Review: Evaluation

March 25, 2015

March's Resource Roundups have focused on peer review. While PEG Writing includes a peer review feature, but some of these resources may help you get more out of it. This week, we'll wrap up our discussion by looking at ways to evaluate the value and effectiveness of the reviews that your students complete.

Peer Review: Helpful Videos

March 11, 2015

March's Resource Roundups focus on peer review. While PEG Writing includes a peer review feature, but some of these resources may help you get more out of it. This week, let's take a look at some videos on peer review.

Peer Review

March 4, 2015

March's Resource Roundups will examine peer review. Peer review is a feature offered in PEG Writing and provides students with the opportunity to read and critique their classmates' work while also receiving feedback from their peers as well. The process of peer review offers young writers the chance to develop critical thinking skills and also learn how to incorporate suggestions for improvement into their own writing. Keep checking back this month for tools and tips on how to use peer review in the classroom.

Online Safety

February 25, 2015

This month's Resource Roundups have focused on educational technology, specifically gaming and applications in the classroom. Let's wrap up February's roundups with a look at Internet safety. As children spend more and more of their instructional time online, it becomes necessary to ensure that they are staying safe and receiving information that is appropriate for them.

EdTech with Google

February 18, 2015

PEG Writing: EdTech with GoogleNo edtech conversation is complete without mentioning Google. Google has become an invaluable tool for teachers and students alike.

Introduction to EdTech

February 4, 2015

PEG Writing Resource Roundup: Ed TechFebruary's Resource Roundups will focus on educational technology. Ed tech is an expansive topic that covers so much, so it's a good thing we've got four weeks to analyze different aspects of it! This week, we'll stay broad, and over time, we'll slowly narrow our focus. With that, let's get started!