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Kids Watching Tv
We all know that we are living in the digital era.  Our daily lives revolve around so much technology – computers for work, our phones for messaging, ordering dinner through DoorDash, watching a show on Netflix, shopping on Amazon – so much of our lives now depend on these devices.  It makes sense that the...
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Girl With Headphones
As parents, we want the best for our children.  We want them to succeed with academics, sports, social skills, and everything in between.  The years spent in kindergarten through 12th grade are the most important educational years for our children.  Over the past few years, many school districts have reported that there has been a significant...
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Counting Candy
Can you believe Halloween is just right around the corner?  What an exciting time for children and parents alike.  This is a great time to work off of children’s excitement and use this towards learning math.  There are so many opportunities to incorporate Halloween-themed activities at home.  This may help concepts stick better, since the...
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Math Symbols
As adults, we understand the importance of drawing a visual to help us understand complex ideas.  The same idea is used by teachers, elementary through high school.  Many teachers/parents continue to use drawings with their students/children to enhance their math instruction.  Our students and children can get excited about math with pictures and visuals.  We...
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Family
Strong Foundational Skills If you have ever seen a child struggle when sounding out a word, chances are there are gaps in their phonological awareness skills. The great news is that getting a head start on building this foundational skill is easy to do and is most impactful if done early. I often think about...
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Reading To Baby
The Importance of Conversation Babies are born wired to pay attention to sound and language. Starting from a very young age it is important to engage in meaningful conversations with children. This could be as simple as talking to your child about the world around them – describing people, events, and places to them in...
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Online Learning 2
Relationships are IMPORTANT! As an elementary teacher in a public school, one of my favorite aspects of the job was truly getting to know my students. Each year, I welcomed a new group of students with eager and open arms. I couldn’t wait to discover their unique interests, likes, dislikes, and learning styles. I watched...
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Reading To Child
Do I have to read that book again? Are you sick of Brown Bear? Have you read Goodnight Moon more times than you can count? Why do kids ask to read the same books over and over again and do I have to read it again? Kids love to hear the same stories more than...
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Parent Teacher Conferences
Does anyone else get nervous before parent-teacher conferences? Is it just me? Walking into a parent-teacher conference feels a little bit like walking into the lion’s den. Here’s the thing…I’m the teacher. Yea…it’s hard on all of us. I am the teacher, but I am also a parent. And I know the stress from both...
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Classroom
Phonemic awareness is the ability to hear and manipulate sounds. Phonemic awareness is very important. When kids learn to read, they need to have a good understanding of how spoken sounds go together to form words. One thing to know is that phonemic awareness is not phonics. Think of phonemic awareness as sounds and phonics...
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