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 a rainy Fall day, here in the Pacific Northwest. Our nature table is filled with drying sunflowers, apples, and a new book. Fall, published by Barron’s is one of my favorite books to read to my kindergarten class. I love encouraging the kids to collect leaves in the Fall and create pictures with them.
Have you heard of Reggio Emilia, Italy? I remember hearing a bit about this place when I was doing my undergraduate work, at Seattle Pacific University, in the 90’s. I was introduced to Reggio Emilia again in about 2000, when I was working on my Master’s in Reading and Literacy. The introductions were brief, maybe
Hey, teacher friends! I’ve signed up to take an online class. Playful Learning is one of my favorite websites, books, and blogs. I first took Mariah’s Playful Learning Spaces class several years ago and I was hooked! I couldn’t wait for Wednesdays, each week, when Mariah would send out new videos and lessons. I
Over the weekend I shared about my Dallas trip on my home blog. It was such a wonderful opportunity to travel, learn more as a teacher, and present with a group. It’s an absolute dream to be able to attend the conference (which is really expensive – thank you LeapFrog), but to be asked to