Spring is the perfect time to start my Reggio-Inspired Tree Unit!
Learn how to incorporate literacy and science in this unit.

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Read Naturally – We Did It!

I’m so proud of my son!  Earlier this year I wrote a post about his struggles in reading. http://earlychildhoodliteracy.net/2011/04/read-naturally.html/ He is an accurate reader, but lacks confidence and speed.  He has struggled with fluency since first grade.  As a teacher, reading is my area of strength.  I have my master’s degree in reading and literacy

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A Perfect Way to Spend a Sunny Day

My son has been learning about Native American history in his 4th grade class.    As a culminating activity his teachers planned a field trip to Tillicum Village.  If you’re from the Pacific Northwest, you probably know about Tillicum Village.  It’s an educational experience in Native American culture, combined with an awesome salmon bake and a

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