There are lots of resources out there that help guide teachers in their writing instruction in the early childhood classroom. I absolutely love Katie Wood Ray’s work and have read all of her books. A few years ago, Katie Wood Ray wrote About The Authors with Lisa B. Cleaveland. It easily became one of my
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We all love Summer. Carefree days of sunshine and playing outside are teamed with family vacations and lazy afternoons. As a teacher, my mind also goes to the dreaded Summer Slide. Don’t get visions of a fabulous slip and slide in our head when I mention the Summer Slide. The Summer Slide is something teachers
It’s time to start my Reggio Inspired Exploring Trees Through Inquiry unit. I absolutely love teaching this unit with my kindergarten students and I’ve found that Spring is a great time to begin this unit in kindergarten. It is such a fun unit that is packed with science, reading, writing, questioning, and excitement! The unit
Not too long ago, I hosted a dinner party and the theme of the party was honey. Every recipe used had honey as an ingredient. I went to one of the “fancy” grocery stores in our area and they had several different types of honey to purchase. I decided to get clover, raspberry, and blackberry
Setting up Reggio Inspired activities in the classroom has been easy for me to do on a small scale, at home with my own kids or as a single “station” during our kindergarten center time. Thinking about Provocations and Reggio Inspired work on a larger scale has always been a bit more intimidating for me.