Before I get started, I’m going to warn you, this is gonna be a big post. I have a ton of stuff to show you, I have questions that I want to answer, and I want to give all the information I can. So
Check out this list of tools that will help you organize differentiated instruction in your classroom.
I like to create literacy centers and run guided reading groups that have a "hook." It gets my kiners to read and write with excitement and anticipation. The detective center is a great example of tha
How to set up, organize and display a fine motor pokey pinning literacy center. The pokey pinning center can last all year in today's academic kindergarten.
One of the first literacy centers I ever intended to share with the teaching public is also one I haven't shared much about. My first year in teaching kindergarten, I received lots of "toy" type items
How I organize, offer choice and set up a big book literacy center in my kindergarten classroom. It lasts all year long and it hits so many standards!
The booklet ideas on this section of the website were created by Kim Lenging and were originally published on another wonderful Kindergarten website called KinderNet (which is no longer online). With
Tips to make flashcards more effective in the classroom.
I'm a big fan of year-long literacy centers. Here is how I put together a year-long ABC center, expectations and the standards for kindergarten.
How to create a retell literacy center in kindergarten. Plus a list of 20 famous stories and retell props (with printables) to complete this center.
Free Printables to use with magnetic letters.
Chanting the ABCsEach day, one student is chosen to be our ABC helper. (The students' names are arranged in ABC order in our helper chart.) This child gets to use a special pointer to point to each le
Click through several pages to see ideas for literacy centers.
Literacy centers can be a blessing or a pain. This is how to create literacy centers that are smart for the teacher and effective for kindergarten students.
Today I want to share something that I mentioned in a poster earlier in the week! I am going to show you how I manage my literacy centers. It’s a simple system that I have been using since my first year teaching kindergarten. It works very well. It’s visual. It’s low maintenance. What more could you ask for!?!
This post could alternatively be titled "what works for me" because lets face it, there are a million ways to do centers, and what wo...
It is always difficult teaching sight words to students. I want to share with you a couple of ideas on how to engage students in mem...