Our experiences contribute to our literacy lives in a big way. Every little activity that we participate in is filed away in our brains until there comes a time when we need it. Early childhood is such a fun and magical time to help kids see HOW these little experiences connect to their literacy lives.
Category Archives: Writing
It may be surprising to hear that I didn’t always love teaching writing to young children. After all, I write a literacy blog. You would think that I loved reading and writing as a kid and that my love for those subjects carried right into my adult life and into my teaching. Well… not so
It’s Parent/Teacher conference week in the school district I work in. I love talking with parents! It’s one of my favorite parts of the job. While conference week is exhausting, in the sense that I don’t get home until 8pm on several nights of the week, I find it so inspiring. I get to talk
One of my most popular posts on my homelife blog was on creating a home writing center. This was a very easy project to put together and has seen YEARS of use. I wrote this post, initially, when me daughter was in kindergarten. She’s now in 4th grade. In the beginning, this was hung in
For the past few weeks, the students in our school have been working on their Brainworks projects. Brainworks was created many years ago by one of our teachers who wanted to develop a way for students to show their learning by demonstrating through a project that is based on the way their brain works. We