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Ideas for 2014-2015 classroom (from Pinterest!)
July 4th has come and gone, which means my mind has turned to school. I’ve got a busy month ahead of me…working at a community camp in Hesston, APSI training in Tulsa, a family reunion …
10 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten
10 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten You have seen this before, I know. You have tried to get the word out to parents exactly what should be worked on at home to prepare for Kindergarten. Needless to say, these skills are not mastered BEFORE Kindergarten. They are worked on before, during, and after Kindergarten. I like to put this on my parent website so that Moms and Dads can see what they need to do with their incoming Kinder. Because the year is fresh, parents are more likely…
Reading Intervention Phonics Word Work Fluency Binders Bundle Distance Learning
Intervention activities are important ways to build and strengthen students’ skills. This Intervention binder bundle is a NO PREP- PRINT & GO resource! Print it out, place it in a notebook and students are ready for learning! Move students from reading individual sounds to onset and rimes to whole words to sentence reading to paragraphs!! This resource is packed with activities that are great for small groups and intervention times! Binders available individually or as a bundle!
Good News and Bad News
I love to read teaching blogs. I come away from them feeling inspired and enthused about what I am doing. However, occasionally I will read a post and feel a little depressed. You see, when everything in so-and-so's classroom is all rainbows and sunshines and academic excellence and you feel your own teaching is still a work in progress it can kind of weigh you down. This post is not about rainbows and sunshines. Well, just a little bit. Most of it is about management problems...yikes! Let's…