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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It’s almost time for me to start thinking about 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,
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.
I love this time of year, in Kindergarten. It’s a magical time, when kids go from saying, “I don’t know how to read!” to “Hey, I can read this book!” I’ve been telling them they could do it all along, but it usually take until about February for the kids to start believing it. Some