Need ideas for sharing this with your early learners? This pack combines both skills in the Compare and Contrast lessons. Comparing and Contrasting for early learners is important in reading and writing. Compare and Contrast requires scaffolded activities and lessons. This set includes:The set conta...
It’s no secret that small group instruction is where it’s at! Teachers have kids working in small groups with guided reading, guided math, writer’s workshop, science labs, literacy workstations, and more. One small group option not in this list is literature circles, and although literature circles have been around a while, there are many teachers ... Read More about Taking Your Literature Circles to the Next Level
Pour yourself a glass, pull up a stool and listen as Bright Chicks discuss their day-to-day reality in the world of education. We are not the experts, but we have strong opinions. The Bright Chicks are educators with a combined 27 years of experience and currently work with gifted students.
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I love teaching. It's the thing that I know I'm good at. The one thing I KNOW... I think I would say that I have a gift to form relationships. To think outside the box. To create engaging resources. And.... to ignite a passion for learning. I've taught for 14 years and, besides the learning curve at the
These fun reading games are quick to make - and so effective for learners in kindergarten and first grade! Such a great addition to your language arts instruction. #teachingreading #kindergarten #firstgrade
Research says children that listen to reading become fluent readers themselves. Wouldn't you like to have your students listening to quality texts and gaining fluency skills at the same time? If you create an updated and relevant listening center they will be in no time! Read this post to find frugal ways to create a listening center that is relevant and fun for your classroom!