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Word Wall 2017

I am a teacher who works with first graders, so we do LOTS with words.  Reading words, writing words, learning about how to say words, discussing meaning of words.   1,266 more words


8 Fun, Free Letter Review Activities

If you are a kindergarten teacher, you know how important it is to teach and review letters until it feels like you’re in a real life version of  691 more words

Making Word Work Powerful - and Fun!

I can’t believe that I only have three weeks of summer vacation left! I am really excited to get back into the classroom and working with my new little ones, but am also so nervous about the grade switch! 942 more words


How To Differentiate Your Centers in Kindergarten

I talked previously about how I managed my differentiated centers last year in this post. However, i’m in a new school this year and i’m not sure i’ll have all that space! 477 more words

Easy Name Activities

Every year that I have taught kindergarten, I have always had multiple students come in not even able to recognize their own name. So it’s no surprise then that we spend a LOT of time our first few weeks of school focusing on names. 483 more words

What's In Your Writing Center?

The writing center has always been one of my favorite centers; probably because it has always been one of my students’ favorite centers as well! Seriously, they choose to go to the writing center during free time over computers or legos. 735 more words

My Interactive Word Wall

As a first grade teacher, one of the staples in my classroom is our word wall. For the first few years of my teaching career, my word wall was the bane of my existence. 585 more words