As I'm writing this post, I'm thinking about how lucky I am, because every year I start school in July! Yes, it "cuts" into my "summer break" but that doesn't bother me, click here if you want to know why I start in July. To top it off, this year is EXTRA special for me because my very own baby girl starts kindergarten. She also happens to be our baby, and has been asking for a whole year (really, ... Read More about The Rules of the Classroom
Happy New Year Friends! This is what I'm currently doing on the first day of the year... Listening to my washer spin as I blog away, I do not know why, but hubby woke up EARLY this morning and is doing laundry! Loving CROSSFIT, exactly a month ago my sister took me with her to a free class and needless to say I fell in love with crossfit, Dear yoga, I will come back.... I ... Read More about 2016 New Year and Blog Hopping Fun!
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