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  • February 4, 2018 . 0 Comments
    Hello everyone! I hope that y'all are doing well. Last week I blogged about the beginning of our Antarctica unit (you can read about that…
  • January 28, 2018 . 2 Comments
    I don't know about you, but every now and again, I like to switch up my "typical" units.  Even though I love teaching them, for me, a…
  • January 18, 2018 . 0 Comments
    This past week and a half we have been exploring rocks. My kindergarteners are absolutely loving this unit and many of them told me that…
The beginning years of school are an exciting time as children develop into young readers and writers. Through guided reading and themed units, we should create engaging lessons that help students expand their vocabulary and instill in them a love for language.
Science helps children explore their natural sense of wonder about the world. By encouraging them to think critically and inquisitively about what they encounter throughout our day, we can help them develop the kind of critical thinking and curiosity they need to be great little scientists!
In order to help children develop number sense and a solid foundation of math skills, we should provide activities that include hands-on materials, interactive lessons, and centers where they can explore and manipulate what they are learning.
Social Studies
When children study social studies it allows them to interact with, learn about, and explore different cultures, climates, languages, customs and practices. It also helps children appreciate and celebrate their own lives and culture in new and exciting ways.

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