Using different learning spaces in your classroom provides students with the opportunity to work on various skills. A small world learning center is perfect for science, creative play, STEM, and more.

How to Use A Small World Learning Center

Small World Learning Center: Using different learning spaces in your classroom provides students with the opportunity to work on various skills. A small world learning center is perfect for science, creative play, STEM, and more. Having different learning spaces available to your students throughout the classroom is a great way to work on different skills. …

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How I do Number Talks in Kindergarten

Get a Number Talks Routine started in your kindergarten classroom. Learn how I have used them successfully with my students to build their math strategies. There are so many benefits to doing number talks with your kindergarten students- not only do they build number sense, but they also develop critical thinking skills, math vocabulary, problem-solving …

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How to Increase Student Engagement in Kindergarten

student engagement: Keep your students learning and increase student engagement in your kindergarten classroom with these 3 easy tips and tricks. Keeping students engaged in their learning can be a hard task. I know that some years, my students just seemed to come to school excited and ready to learn. There are other years though …

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Math Learning Centers Your Students Will Love

These fun and engaging math learning centers will reinforce fine motor and math skills all year long. These 18 hands-on activities are easy to prep and use. Teaching important math skills in kindergarten takes up a lot of programming and planning time. My post Everything You Need to Know About Math Centers gives you more …

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Practical and Simple Transitions in Kindergarten

Transitions in kindergarten can be a great opportunity for students to practice different skills. Get ideas for transitions activities for your kindergarten classroom. During the school day, we transition in and out of the classroom, from one part of the day to the next and from one activity to another. These transitions can sometimes lead …

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How to Make Family Involvement a Part of Your Classroom

family involvement: sharing your classroom with your students’ families can be a powerful tool to keep them engaged in their child’s learning. How I promoted family involvement in my classroom. Involving families in their children’s education is important for their success and well-being in the school system. Research has shown that families are more likely …

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5 Ways to Reinforce Letters in Kindergarten

Teaching letters to kindergarten students is the first step to making them readers. Here are my 5 tips for reinforcing the alphabet in your classroom. So often I get asked how I teach letter names and sounds to my students. In this post, I’ll share my top 5 tips for teaching the alphabet. Before I …

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