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How to Easily Create an Invitation to Learning

Setting up an invitation for learning is a way that educators can engage students in learning and inquiry. It is planned with materials and questions that will prompt students to investigate and explore. Provocations are the perfect opportunity for educators to document and extend the learning that their students are doing. Setting up an invitation …

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Easy and Fun STEM Activities for Kindergarten

Provide your students with the opportunity to practice problem-solving and creative thinking skills with these STEM Activities for Kindergarten. Providing various opportunities for students to practice STEM skills is an important part of my kindergarten classroom. Problem-solving and creative thinking can be worked on through different activities. These Building Challenges task cards are such a …

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Kindergarten Classroom Themes: Should you use a theme or not?

At the beginning of each school year, I see Instagram perfect pictures of beautifully decorated kindergarten classrooms. I always look at these images in awe and wonder how educators have put together such beautiful rooms for their students. Do you find yourself comparing your own kindergarten classroom themes to these social media posts? I have …

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Story Elements Activity: My Coding Story

Use a fun and interactive activity to teach about story elements and have students create their own coding story. I teach about story elements all year long to my students. We identify the main character, setting, problem and solution whenever we read books together. This is a great way to reinforce comprehension and retell skills. …

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