PenPal News: November 2019
This November, PenPals from more than 30 countries including Turkey, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and the Ukraine have learned together on PenPal Schools! PenPals are studying robotics, comparing popular culture, and exploring how people around the world celebrate the holidays. Join a PenPal topic today and keep your students motivated through the end of 2019!
We Need Your Feedback
Our team has big plans for 2020! But before we make changes to PenPal Schools we want to hear your feedback! Use the button below to schedule a short conversation with a member of the PenPal team to share your feedback. Teachers who participate in a short interview will be entered into a raffle to receive one of two $50 Amazon gift cards!
Featured Topics: November 2019
What are your students thankful for this year? Invite your students to join hundreds of PenPals from around the world to share and discuss the people, places, and things that make them feel thankful.
Help your students stay engaged this holiday season by joining the Holidays & Festivals of the World PenPal topic! Your students will practice reading, writing, and technology skills all while learning about and holiday traditions with PenPals from around the world!
Students from more than 20 countries recently participated in the PenPal Schools Personal Essay Contest. These students wrote about family, friends, hobbies, and their academic and athletic accomplishments. We’re excited to celebrate the contest winners as this month’s PenPal Stars!
Is there a PenPal Star in your classroom? Click here to nominate a PenPal Star!
🙌 Thank You Jessica 🙌
After two and a half years supporting teachers and students as the PenPal Schools Community Manager, we are sad to announce that Jessica Altounian is leaving PenPal Schools and returning to New York City. We wish Jessica the best of luck in her new role as Marketing Manager at Move This World! We encourage you to reach out and congratulate Jessica via Twitter.
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