Redefining Routines for Small Group and Independent Learning

Preserving Instructional Practices In the past, we used our Playing with Words centers in Google slides to communicate to the children which center they would be engaging in during our Continue Reading →

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Basic Tech Skills for Littles: Approaching the Trackpad

As we integrate technology into everyday learning with little ones, we are always mindful of weaving together meaningful experiences which include the basic skills needed to successfully manipulate digital devices Continue Reading →

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Our Kindergarten Promise

Building Community One of the first tasks of the new school year is establishing a sense of connection, safety, comfort, and understanding of the norms within the learning community. While Continue Reading →

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Connected Play for Hybrid or Remote Learning Models

What is Connected Play in the Classroom? Connected Play is a time dedicated to play-based experiences which create a sense of safety, stimulate natural interest, and foster the development of Continue Reading →

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Designing Blended Learning Experiences for Math Routines

As teachers of young children, we know that the stages of development are critical as we establish a foundation for mathematical thinking. Children must pass through concrete and pictorial stages Continue Reading →

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10 Blended Lesson Design Tips

One of the unique challenges of educators right now is the need to design lessons that can be adapted for implementation in a variety of learning models. Teachers are tasked Continue Reading →

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Supporting Families with Remote Learning

Getting ready for learning at home with little ones means more than charging your computer. While screen time may be a necessary part of communicating and documenting learning experiences, hands-on Continue Reading →

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Meaningful Tech Integration for Littles: Google Login and Literacy

Empowering Kids to Login – From Anywhere As we are thinking about the upcoming school year we know rituals, lessons, activities, support tools, etc will need to be redefined to Continue Reading →

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Innovating Play Book Cover Reveal

We are SUPER EXCITED to reveal the cover of our Innovating Play book!! The cover not only turned out absolutely adorable, but it also visually represents the heart and mindset Continue Reading →

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Organizing Learning and Teaching Beyond the Classroom

As we write this post in the middle of June, the school year is coming to a close or already complete and in the books! We can imagine the various Continue Reading →

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