I'm writing this post today because I want to give you a different perspective about reading in kindergarten. I have been reading articles, reports, and posts on how reading expectations aligned to Common Core ELA Standards are not developmentally appropriate for children in kindergarten. Although there are theories, research, and reports, that state 5 year old' are not cognitively or ... Read More about Reading and Kindergarten Part 1: Why I Know Reading is Possible!
I recently was a guest author on Teachers With Apps and would like to share that blog post with you all! :) The Difference Between Assigned and Open Apps BY JAYNE CLARE · JANUARY 6, 2015 · TEACHER TOOLS · 1 COMMENT Hi everyone, my name is Laura Bryant, and I am a kindergarten teacher seeking strategies and tools to engage my student’s ... Read More about The Difference Between Assigned and Open Apps: RePost
This month I 'm teaming up and helping a cause with my Dear Teacher friend Melissa from A TeaSpoon of Teaching for a fabulous fundraising cause, Make A Wish. For only a $25 donation you will be getting all the wonderful products listed in the link below! http://ateaspoonofteaching.blogspot.com/2015/01/make-wish-fundraiser-bundle.html Here is a quick snapshot! Follow the link above to help make ... Read More about Help Make a Wish Come True!
Happy New Year 2015! In honor of the first day of year, Flash Freebie going on right now for my newest winter activity focusing on number sense! If you miss it don't worry it will be 20% off the next couple of days! If you are looking for supplemental activities to practice number sense skills here you go! Students will play hands on activities to help them recognize, identify, and ... Read More about Happy New Year 2015 Flash Freebie
My winter break is almost over, we go back on Monday for professional development but our student's don't start till the 8th. When do you all go back? What will yo be teaching, practicing, or reviewing? What are your student's expected to "know" by now or this time of year? Once I get back, we will be doing our backwards planning for the first 3 weeks of our 3rd quarter for the year to include ... Read More about Polar Bear Sneak Peak Supplemental Activities