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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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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Our Reflection on Equity

This post is a reflection of our work, in acknowledgement of the racial inequalities that are still present in the US. We are disheartened by the death of George Floyd Continue Reading →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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Customizing Your Own Kmail

As educators, the creation of meaningful literacy experiences for students is a constant work in progress.  In order to evolve in our practice, we must continuously reassess the world in Continue Reading →

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Sharing a Field Trip Experience Through Kmail

Connect In our previous post we talked about an Extended Reading Experience by involving the kids with playing with characters (of themselves!) and settings. We shared how when we extend Continue Reading →

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Community Gathering

Right after our Connected Play time, children take part in the Community Gathering. This time is dedicated to connect as a group and make sure individual needs are SEEN and recognized Continue Reading →

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