Capstone Introduces Capstone Connect, an Inclusive Curriculum Content Hub for K-5 Educators
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – September 24, 2020 – Capstone,innovative publisher of children’s educational content for schools and home, announces the release of Capstone Connect, a whole-school solution bringing together a comprehensive collection of standards-aligned content from the publisher’s PebbleGo™ and PebbleGo Next modules, Capstone Interactive™ eBooks, and compilations of instructional materials.
Organizing thousands of resources within one platform, Capstone Connect supports K-5 educators and students in distance learning, supplemental curriculum development, literacy growth, and reading for enjoyment. Capstone Connect specifically addresses two common distance learning pain points by helping facilitate:
Easily procurable and educationally-appropriate and engaging content for students
Simplified access to content with no login credentials needed for students
Capstone is hosting a guided tour of Capstone Connect for educators on Thursday, October 1, 2020. In this free webinar, future-ready teacher librarian Shannon McClintock Miller, along with Capstone's EdTech Marketing Manager Bryan Schmidt, will introduce the modules, eBooks, instructional materials and standards search and highlight examples of how Capstone Connect can help teachers and students with distance or in-class learning. Educators can register for this free webinar at: bit.ly/CapstoneConnectTour.
“Capstone Connect pulls all of our engaging content into one place. It’s a one-stop shop for educators to navigate between their specific curriculum needs and PebbleGo and Capstone’s eBooks. We believe teachers and librarians will find Capstone Connect an invaluable resource this school year because of its ease of use: it’s easy to search and find engaging, standards-aligned content; it’s easy to access the content; and it’s easy to share the content with students,” said Darin Rasmussen, VP of Digital Product Management and Development.
Capstone Connect includes:
A robust and intuitive curriculum standards search tool, aligning content with all state and national standards, including Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), National STEM Standards, College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies, and more
PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next, which consists of 14 total modules, including the newest Health one, with all of the enhanced platform features, such as intuitive navigation, read-along audio, and accessibility features that meet 508 and WCAG 2.0 compliance standards
77 engaging Capstone Interactive eBook bundles, organized by grade and subject area, with text highlighting and read-along features
Hundreds of instructional materials in one place to support blended teaching and learning
Easily shareable links of content within PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next articles, Capstone Interactive eBook bundles, and instructional materials to support distance learning needs and schools’ individual learning management systems, teaching tools, and shared documents
Capstone Connect is a subscription-based platform with districts and schools enrolling in any configuration of the available modules and bundles.
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