Saturday, October 3, 2020

PebbleGo Vote! The Perfect Place For Our Students To Have A Voice In The Presidential Election!

Preparing election activities in your school? 

Voting is one of our most fundamental American rights and a presidential election year is a great opportunity to connect curriculum and current events. 

Capstone and its popular K-3 database PebbleGo and 3-6 database PebbleGo Next are making it easy to make sure even your youngest students are included in the excitement. 

They’ve launched a free program called PebbleGo Vote.

As the site states, 

Your K-5 students love learning all they can about our country's leaders and the election process.  PebbleGo Vote allows students across the country to have a voice in the U.S. Presidential election, see that voting is important, and get a great civics lesson at the same time. 
PebbleGo Vote is a fun and educational place for students to cast their ballot for Joe Biden or Donald Trump—voting opened on October 1

From October 1 to November 15, students and teachers have free access to all election-related articles on PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next, including biographies of candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden. 
Schools and students can vote in either the National Student Voice, which doesn't require them to have a school code or link, or in the Educator School Selection, which allows you to share a school-specific link to share with students and see your school's results. 
Capstone has also created a great site full of free resources including several lesson plans and activities that will fit into your K-6 curriculum. 
There are lesson plans and activities like this one to use with PebbleGo for K-3...

...and this one for using with PebbleGo Next for 3-6. 
In addition to the Lesson Plans and Activities, there are several posters and images to use with the PebbleGo Vote campaign, 
and the coolest I Voted stickers and...
...PebbleGo Vote Coloring Sheets.  You will find all of these on the site here too
Within the PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next articles, you will also find the Share What You Know templates at the bottom under Activities. 
These are always super helpful to use as your students read, research and reflect on what they have learned in the articles within PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next. 
You can register here, friends. Remember, there are two ways to share PebbleGo Vote with your students and school community.  

And sign up for your FREE PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next Vote trial here.

Let your students know that their vote counts too!  

Tag Capstone on Twitter @capstonepub and use hashtag #PebbleGoVote when sharing how you are using PebbleGo Vote. 

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