Back to School Basics: How to Build Classroom Community in Your Preschool

Who doesn’t love a new school year? It’s a fresh start – a new beginning, with the opportunity to get to know a whole new group of children and help them...

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How to Introduce New Skills to Your Students

Picture this: a brand new gadget has just been released on the market. You’re told this new tool will make working easier AND be fun to use, but there’s a...

How to Create the Ideal K-3 Classroom

It has probably been a while since you sat in a Child Development course in college, but I’m about to bring you right back into that lecture hall with one...

How to Get Students to Talk in Class and Why It Matters

To learn, every child needs the opportunity to process new information and ideas. This is often done best by communicating with others who are being introduced...

Fun Kindergarten Readiness Activities to Try This Summer: Emergent Writing

Phonological Awareness? Check! Alphabet Knowledge? Check! The Kindergarten countdown is underway and we still have one more skill to practice – Emergent...

Fun Kindergarten Readiness Activities to Try This Summer: Alphabet Knowledge

We recently shared five different Phonological Awareness activities to help prepare your Pre-K children for Kindergarten. But that’s just one important skill!...

Fun Kindergarten Readiness Activities to Try This Summer: Phonological Awareness

The new school year is almost here! And for many young children, this upcoming school year is extra special – they’ll be starting Kindergarten. How...