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
Way back in March, we planted four little seed potatoes in the garden. Yesterday was harvest day. As potato harvests go, this was not our best year. It wasn’t a total loss either. We finished with a half-full sack of potatoes, enough for dinner and leftovers. The kids are always amazed at the way the
Summer is almost here! It seems that we get out of school much later than the rest of the country. My school district isn’t out until Monday! I always joke that one of these years, I’m going to have to write some 4th of July curriculum, because we’ll probably be in school on that day!
I attended a blogging conference last weekend. Although the conference was not about literacy, the theme of this blog, it really got me thinking. There are many reasons I started this blog and it all comes down to my beliefs about the way children learn. I looked back to see what my first post was
Yesterday I shared this post with my kindergarten families, on my Hilltop Kindergarten blog. This is a book you need to run out and buy right now! It’s simply perfect, so I had to share this post on my Literacy Blog too. Here it is: Is it possible to be in love with a book?