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Kindergarten orientation

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Kindergarten orientation. Get inspired and try out new things.
Inspired by Kindergarten: Most Important Page I Send Home- Questionnaire for the parents to fill out about their child. LOVE!

My advice to teachers everywhere. . . document everything! At Open House I send home this sheet for the parents to fill out. (click the picture to view bigger or download) Then I put all the sheets in a binder. Whenever I call home or have conversations with parents that I need to remember I write notes on the back of the sheet. That way if they say, "You've never mentioned that before" or "Why am I just hearing about this now?" I can pull out their sheet and say, "Nope, we talked about this…

Meet the Teacher Tips & Ideas - Cara Carroll

Well…it’s about that time. Time to go back to school. Do I hear a resonating sigh?? Or are you ready for routine and structure?! Me personally…I need routine! At any rate, with the approach of a new year also comes the anticipation of Meet the Teacher night. I absolutely LOVE Meet the Teacher! I …

Books about Starting Kindergarten

Starting kindergarten is a big milestone and leaves many kids feeling apprehensive about their first day. One way to help your child prepare for his/her first day of kindergaraten is to read books about kindergarten

Katie Mense

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Kindergarten Registration Ideas Using Station Rotations to Get to Know New Students

Kindergarten registration is an ever-evolving process for many schools. Administrators and teachers much strike a delicate balance between welcoming new students and their families and getting the assessment data they need to plan for classes and how to best meet the needs of the incoming kids. When you are preparing, it can be difficult to […]

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByGesVUoE- jQMnJSS3pYVk44MjA/view?usp=sharing Modify with First Gr. expectations.

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…

Meet the teacher scavenger hunt- could do a version for older kids as well.  It's a good way to teach them where things are in the room.

Hi friends! I know, like me, many of you start school THIS WEEK!? Can you believe it?!? Where did the Summer go??? We have Kindergarten Orientation on Thursday. I posted a treasure hunt a while back that I have the kiddos do on orientation night to get to know the classroom a little bit better...Read More

Watch popular Kindergarten orientation videos

In this downloadable video, I teach the Orientation Lesson in the Wilson Fundations Manual for 1st grade.  Students learn about the writing grid, posture, pencil grip, Echo the Owl, and tracing/writng of simple line formations.
Set up a pretend adoption center for your students to adopt a reading buddy stuffed animal at kindergarten open house or orientation.  This is a fun way to motivate your kids to want to read!  Your students will love choosing a stuffed animal to read to and take care of.  Setting up this activity can be simple and the impact can be powerful.  Learn how to engage kids and family in reading today!
Help students set academic goals for math - phonics - reading - writing and sight words - this makes it so easy to help students get excited to learn our standards - keep parents informed about what their child has mastered and needs to work on - this is perfect for parent teacher conferences and report cards - works for the classroom - virtual kindergarten and kindergarten homeschool - FREE CHART - freebe printable for kindergarten #kindergarten
This resource includes digital task card sets with differentiated recording sheets pn Google Slides aligned to every Kindergarten Common Core Math Standard. An EASY way to differentiate instruction during distance learning. #thehomeroomteacher #kindergarten #kindergartenmath #mathcenters #kindergartenmathcenters #digitaltaskcards #googleslides #googleclassroom #kindergartendigitaltaskcards