I’m not going to lie. I’ve a bit obsessed with early childhood education that is inspired by Reggio Emilia, Italy. This obsession has gone on for about the last 10-12 years. I’ve read books, taken classes, discovered blogs, and even had the chance to teach an online course based on Reggio Inspired early childhood education.
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You can probably guess that I love literacy just from the name of my blog, but I must say that I REALLY love it. I love teaching kids reading and writing in all of the different ways we accomplish that in education (Guided Reading, comprehension strategies, Writer’s Workshop, and much more). There are so many
Have you seen this book? I love Sky Color, by Peter H. Reynolds. All of his books are inspiring and speak to creativity. We read this book in my kindergarten classroom last week and started really looking at the sky.
Winter, in the Pacific Northwest, does not always lend itself to a sky study. We check the weather every day and, just about every day, it’s gray with water falling from the sky. It’s a dreary place in the winter, so we turned to photographs for inspiration.
Last week I shared my post about an Idea Room that was at a school I visited for a training class. Today I’m sharing how to create an Idea Room in your own house, even when you don’t have the space for a dedicated Idea Room or Art Area in your home, and how it
We’ve been reading a lot of bat books lately in my kindergarten class. Some books are fiction and others are non-fiction. Obviously, the non-fiction books have a lot of great information about bats, but the fiction books are not without their important details about bats. The kids have been very interested in learning about the