As the holiday season approaches, be sure to seize and enjoy those teachable moments that present themselves so naturally this time of year! Here are some fun ideas! #christmas #writing #patterns #counting #nativity #traditions #education #kindergarten #firstgrade #secondgrade
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All of us – parents, teachers, early-childhood educators, volunteers, reading buddies, and our little students, too – we all have our roles to play in the early readers’ village. This post is loaded with links and freebies to support a number of these roles. Best wishes, my friends. Ida Mae
There are so many great ways to make sight words memorable and the most successful ones are meaningful and fun! Here are my Top 5!
Hello everyone! Just a quick note to let you know I’ve updated Canada Read and Write and More, so if you’ve already purchased it or either of the Canada literacy product bundles, that’s a free download for you! Here’s what’s new:
How a bulletin board full of TRASH can help empower and motivate beginning readers! #teaching #reading #earlyliteracy #earlylearning #ThatFunReadingTeacher
Questioning the cross-print connections During my training year in Reading Recovery, one of my students’ reading had taken off and I was finally beginning to feel like I was making progress as a Reading Recovery teacher. The writing was still a struggle, but I figured it would come. I can remember reading about the reciprocal Read More…
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – for kids to be motivated to write! Think back to when you were a kid. When did you pull out pencil and paper on your own initiative to write a letter? This is one of those ‘teachable moments’ – grab the enthusiasm while the getting’s good!
A number of teacher bloggers have linked our wide variety of Remembrance Day lessons! I am honoured to be a part of this group, and highly recommend that you check out their blog posts! Remembrance Day or Veterans Day is on November 11th. Last year, I wrote about Remembrance Day stories for young children that helps them understand the history and stories Read More…
It’s nearly Halloween, and if you teach beginning readers and writers, kindergarten or first grade, I’ve got some fun Halloween, no-prep early literacy activities and links to share with you! October 2020: I have just updated the Halloween pages of Fall Read and Write and More – for details, please see the preview on the product Read More…