Blended Learning and Balanced Literacy

In last week’s post we talked about Supporting Authentic Partnerships Between Caregivers and Educators. This week we are thinking more about the role of hands-on and balanced literacy experiences in Continue Reading →

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Supporting Authentic Partnerships Between Caregivers and Educators

In last week’s post we talked about Embracing Natural Connections to Extend Literacy. This week we are reflecting on partnerships between caregivers, children, and teachers. We are taking time to Continue Reading →

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Embracing Natural Connections to Extend Literacy

In last week’s post we talked about Literacy Engagement, Technology, & Developmentally Appropriate Practices. This week we are reflecting on strategies for developing meaningful connections between student interest and experiences, Continue Reading →

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Literacy Engagement, Technology, & Developmentally Appropriate Practices

In last week’s post we talked about Empowering Caregivers in the Learning Process. This week we are reflecting on making thoughtful decisions as we broaden our perspective of literacy to Continue Reading →

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Empowering Caregivers in the Learning Process

In last week’s post we talked about Social Emotional Learning and Development. This week we are reflecting on meaningful ways to include caregivers and families as part of the educational Continue Reading →

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Social Emotional Learning and Development

In last week’s post we talked about Establishing a Space for Student-Initiated Creation. This week we are reflecting on intentional approaches to support social-emotional processes for young learners. Whether working Continue Reading →

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Connections Between the #GAfE4Littles and #InnovatingPlay Books

The Google Apps for Littles book is turning 3 years old this month! During its first years of existence, it has helped educators see and understand that Littles CAN use Continue Reading →

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Establishing Space for Student-Initiated Creation

In last week’s post we talked about Nurturing a Sense of Self and Community. This week we take time to reflect on the importance of that safe culture as it Continue Reading →

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Nurturing a Sense of Self and Community

In last week’s post we talked about Empowering Littles Through Tech with a focus on design thinking and relationships. This week we take time to reflect on the importance of Continue Reading →

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Basic Tech Skills: Discovering the Shift Key as a Cross-Curricular Experience

As teachers continue to navigate learning through a variety of models this year, many have settled into new routines. Teachers have developed safety and comfort, or at least familiarity, with Continue Reading →

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