Supporting Social Emotional Needs Beyond the Classroom

There are many ways that educators take care of their students and their needs in the classroom, but what does this look like when we are offering support at home? Continue Reading →

Communicating with Anchor Charts

Many teachers turn to anchor charts in a variety of ways to communicate information with their students. Anchor charts are a helpful tool to concisely organize information and provide visuals Continue Reading →

Communicating with Play Boards

Many primary educators enjoy facilitating hands-on activities via centers in the classroom. This post is being written as many of us are teaching from home, but that doesn’t mean that Continue Reading →

Teaching from Home with Young Children

We are inviting our readers to pause….breathe in….and exhale slowly. Currently, educators across the country are consuming information at an overwhelming rate whether it is from the news, email, social Continue Reading →

We Are WRITING A BOOK!!!

We are THRILLED to share THAT WE ARE WRITING A BOOK, and are SO honored and grateful that Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc. is representing us with this opportunity. We are Continue Reading →

Number Stories

Development of mathematical thinking in young children happens in three important stages: concrete, pictorial, abstract. In order to develop a firm foundation in mathematics, children must have the opportunity to Continue Reading →

Character Studies

As we nurture emergent readers and writers we take time explore the craft of the author and illustrator, and the role of each in telling a story. During this three Continue Reading →

Extended Learning Experiences

There are SO MANY learning experiences that educators facilitate and witness with their students. It can be fulfilling to live AND capture the learning process along the way…whether it may Continue Reading →

Creating a Kindness Promise Through Collaborative Literacy

This year we have been exploring idea of extended reading and having children make meaningful connections beyond the book. (Check out our Extended Reading category on our blog to see Continue Reading →

Playing in the Snow!

One of the greatest gifts we can give young children as we introduce them to technology is the ability to work side by side and imagine the impossible.  As Christine Continue Reading →