Setting up a kindergarten classroom at the beginning of the year can be an exciting, yet overwhelming. Whether you are a student teacher, or this is your last year teaching elementary school, I'm here to share
KINDERGARTEN MATH - UNIT 1 I am thrilled to be sharing this huge Counting and Cardinality Unit with you! This is the math unit we start the year with in kindergarten. The kids love all of the hands-on activities we get to do, and I love how easy it is to keep them engaged.
Whether you're ready or not it's time for teachers to think about back to school. Here are my top 10 things that kindergarten teachers should know to mentally prepare for back to school, be prepared for teaching the first 20 days of kindergarten and for making the beginning of kindergarten successful. If you want the details from
Recently, I have seen some debates on using centers and the Science of Reading. If you have been a teacher for a long time, centers were a HUGE part of Balanced Literacy. Recently, teachers have shifted away from balanced of literacy to research based Science of Reading. You can read my Science of Reading Post ... Read More about Centers and the Science of Reading
If you're looking to a worksheet alternative to traditional morning work, check out these morning tubs for kindergarten. There are 21 engaging and developmentally appropriate activities that students can complete as the school day begins. These back to school activities were designed to be simple enough that they can be completed independently, even during the first few weeks of kindergarten. You'll find ideas for strengthening fine motors, learning colors and patterns, letter recognition…