Tags » Early Childhood Education

Monsters in Your Child's Bedroom? How Real Are They?

When Monsters Strike!

So your child is scared to go to sleep in his own bed. He claims that there are funny little noises coming from the closet, under the bed, and even by the window.  1,113 more words

Early Childhood Education

Technology in Early Education: An Interview with Katie Paciga

By Lynn Zimmerman
Associate Editor
Editor, Teacher Education

Katie Paciga, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Education at Columbia College Chicago. She teaches courses in Language Development, Children’s Media and Technology, and Early Reading and Writing Methods. 865 more words

Higher Education

Learning fun for the holidays, without a slide in sight!

A week or two ago my good friend Sarah Brentyn who blogs at Lemon Shark (Navigating the uncharted waters of parenting and life) … 2,514 more words


End of School Year Deluge of Work

Each June, I know it’s coming.

At the end of each school year piles and piles of work get sent home. Folders. Paperclips. Cute stuff. Stupid stuff (why did  you send this home, o’ teacher, WHY?!?!). 536 more words



Presenting a new series here on Rooftop Reading the blog and the YouTube channel! This series will be the teacher resource series and will provide early childhood educators with a go to spot to find books, fine motor activities and gross motor activities for certain themes in their classroom. 183 more words


Momotaro, The Peach Boy

The Giant Peach on the River by Joni

Momotaro, The Peach Boy is a famous Japanese folklore about a little boy who was born out of a giant peach. 495 more words

Early Childhood Education

Case study: Julie, a seven-year-old, high-achieving reader

Julie had just turned four when I began to tutor her in reading. Her mother, a native of China, had been taking Julie to a tutoring agency since she was barely three. 655 more words

Methods Of Teaching Reading