The partnership enables educators to adapt and customize pre-made lessons easily and share them with other teachers who may benefit from them.
It began as a workaround during remote learning. Then it changed a struggling student’s trajectory.
By incorporating these skills in their daily lessons, educators can help increase students’ participation, retention, and engagement in SEL lessons.
We’re helping educators recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day and National American Indian Heritage Month by sharing classroom resources that honor Indigenous people and celebrate their histories and cultures.
September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, so we’ve created a collection of activities and lessons to recognize and celebrate the history, contributions, and accomplishments of Latinx, Latina, Latino, and Hispanic people who have enriched the United States.
Building personal relationships helps educators and students engage more effectively in the classroom. For many, relationship building with students is subjective — however, from Michael E. Creekmore’s experience as a school counselor, there are some basic practices that all teachers can utilize in their quest to build meaningful relationships with students.
We’ve teamed up with News-O-Matic, a K-8 digital learning solution to inspire daily reading and help teach students literacy, critical thinking, and global awareness. We spoke with News-O-Matic Chief Content and Education Officer Russell Kahn for a deeper look at these exciting new lessons, and learn how News-O-Matic teaches literacy through global news content.
How can culturally responsive teaching empower students and enrich instruction? Educator and author Yaritza Villalba discusses how her experiences as a teacher and mother led her to write her children’s book, “McKenzie’s Time Machine.”
Christina Ramsay, a special education teacher in Brooklyn, New York, strives to empower her students and inspire a love of learning. Here's how she's creating a learning space that encourages joy and growth as the new school year starts.
Checking in on students’ emotional pulse is vital to ensuring education stokes wonder and makes them feel heard. In this post, educator Jenna DeVoursney shares a variety of meaningful and achievable practices that will help make checking in on students’ emotional well-being a simple, yet powerful, part of your day.
The Pear Deck Orchard has a new home — and it’s bigger and better than ever! Our growing collection of templates, quick-start activities, and ready-to-teach lessons is now accessible right from Pear Deck Home. Now it’s even easier to explore and download hundreds of free, customizable templates.
The perfect pair is now an even more dynamic duo! Thanks to Pear Deck and Google Classroom, it’s even easier for teachers to transform lessons into powerful formative assessments and active learning experiences for every student, every day.
Pear Deck has partnered with EiE, the award-winning curricula division of the Boston Museum of Science, to launch 10 new ready-to-teach lessons designed to educate students about climate change and empower them to make a difference.
In our latest edition of the “My Favorite Lesson” series, educator Jackie Stevens discusses how she gets students prepared for parallelism in her ELA classes. Learn how this grammar skill can help your students' essay writing.
Your learning management system (LMS) is a vital space where teachers and students access resources and engage with content in exciting and creative ways. Let’s take a look at how your LMS works with Pear Deck.
During the month of May, Pear Deck shines a brighter light on mental health awareness, but it’s always a good time to refresh your knowledge about the best ways to help your students (and yourself!) manage stress throughout the year.
Teacher Appreciation Week is here! In Pear Deck tradition, we’ll be celebrating Teacher Appreciation the entire month of May with giveaways and surprises — get a preview of what we have in store!
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! Here's a collection of activities and lessons to help teach about Asian American and Pacific Islander history, contributions, and culture.
"Picking a favorite lesson is...impossible," says science teacher and tech coach Katie Bulman. Read how she uses Pear Deck to elevate ALL her lessons — including this one on fingerprint identification.
How can educators help empower neurodiverse students? Special education teacher Christina Ramsay discusses how to leverage students' strengths and build a collaborative environment for all learners.