I'm excited to announce a winter holiday freebie blog hop! In case this is your first time on my blog, my name is Laura, I am a kindergarten teacher in the lovely Southwest, the beautiful desert in New Mexico. Our winters don't get much snow, unless we drive northeast for about an hour and half, then we get to see a beautiful Winter Wonderland! Winter is always full of wonder and awe for me, I'm ... Read More about Winter Wonder Family Memory
Hi everyone! I'm so excited to be sharing this post with you today. Over the last two weeks, my educational assistant and I have been implementing new and engaging ways to have our students learn their sight words. I think we have discovered some activities that have been successful and I wanted to to share them with you, so here we go!Magic Sight Words The first activity is a #pinterest inspired ... Read More about Sight Words Practice
As children enter kindergarten, they bring with them many prior experiences, one of them being counting or what we know better as reciting number sequences. This is very similar to children singing the alphabet as it is easy for us to confuse this experience with numerical knowledge. Numerical knowledge has four interrelated aspects that help children develop early number concepts and number ... Read More about Number Sense: More than just counting and writing numbers
For my family and I, the first day of school is always like New Year's Day. In fact we anxiously await, the first day of school, buy new clothes, new school supplies, and celebrate the start of a New School Year! For me it's literally the start of a new year, even more so than January 1st! It's a fresh start for me as a teacher, and also for my kids and student's. I have butterflies in my ... Read More about Happy New Year!
Over the course of this past month, my busy life as a teacher has been quite a journey. One of these experiences is adding to my storybook the opportunity and privilege to collaborate and learn from teacher students from South America, the Country of Ecuador. Learning from them has been an amazing experience. They are currently teachers in Ecuador and are finishing up their 6-month study abroad ... Read More about Tchr888 Meets Ecuadorian Teachers