I little over 8 years ago I decided to live like a writer. I had a passion for teaching young writers in the classroom and I was constantly encouraging them to live like writers, but I didn’t actually spend much time writing for myself. I decided it was time to walk the walk AND talk
This is it, friends. This is the 18th summer with my oldest. We’ve spent 18 summers together. I joke that we’ve done EVERYTHING together. We hang out together (because I would drive the kids all summer before they were all 16), we go to YoungLife camp together (because I’m a leader for the girls his
I always say that Fall is my favorite time in Kindergarten, but then Spring arrives and Spring HAS to be my favorite season. I love setting up outdoor learning stations and I also love bringing the outdoors inside! I’ve learned to love the connection to the outdoors through my reading and research in Reggio Inspired
One of the greatest experiences I’ve been able to give to my kindergarten students, over the years, has been hatching chicks in kindergarten. It was something I had always wanted to do. I know the value of giving kids the opportunity to have experiences with animals, and I knew this would be something they would
I love Spring in the Kindergarten classroom. Once we get through the dreary days of March, the fun starts to happen. There is something magical about the eagerness to learn in the spring. The kids have really internalized what it means to be learners. They know how to learn and why learning is never ending.