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Great books to prepare kids for Fire Drills
Looking for some great books to help your students prepare for Fire Drills? Fire Drills can cause a great deal of anxiety to those who do not know what to expect, or who struggle with a change in routine. Here are books I return to year after year that help prepare kids for Fire Drills.
The benefits of a using a visual schedule in kindergarten and early primary classrooms
In my role as a special education teacher, I’ve been seeing more and more visual schedules being used for entire classes in the past few years, and they really have their benefits!
It takes a village to raise readers – links and freebies for those in various roles!
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
Why back to school is such a big deal – manage anxiety by setting priorities
Why is Back to School such a big deal? For anyone with an ounce of anxiety in them, this is the what-if countdown of the year! While I’m tempted to indulge my own anxiety by listing a few hundred here, I won’t indulge those of you who ride this roller coaster with me. Anxiety symptoms: Read More…
Make sight words memorable and fun for early readers and writers!
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!
Canada literacy product updates!
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 to empower and motivate beginning readers
How a bulletin board full of TRASH can help empower and motivate beginning readers! #teaching #reading #earlyliteracy #earlylearning #ThatFunReadingTeacher
Autism Awareness – What are Social Stories?
What are Social Stories? Here is an explanation of what social stories are, how they help students with autism and a brief video explaining what makes them so effective! #socialstories #autism #autismawareness #specialeducation
The top 3 Reading Prompts for emergent readers
Are you teaching emergent readers the very basics of reading, and overwhelmed by the number of reading prompts to choose from? The following top three prompts form the basis of what good readers naturally do. The founder and creator of the Reading Recovery program, Marie Clay, studied the strategies proficient readers used. To put it simply, Read More…
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