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The Do’s and Don’ts of Science of Reading

Science of Reading is spreading all throughout our elementary classrooms.   It’s an intense, researched based approach to teaching literacy.   I spent this last school year digging deeply into this approach, and I absolutely loved what I learned.  I came up with a list of do’s and don’ts that can help you get started! Tip […]

My Favorite Books on Teaching Literacy

It feels so good to be back in the classroom!  I had the privilege of being a stay at home mom/work at home mom for ten years.  During that time we grew our family from three to five and I worked hard at building a business to help teachers who struggle with the same things […]

Fourth of July Activities for Kids

Fourth of July is right around the corner! I love all the activities we bring out to lead up to our country’s Independence Day! I’ve got some amazing activities for you that takes little to no prep! Find a Great Book! I’ve got a list of my favorite books all about America! I like to […]

Pirate Thematic Unit

I absolutely love thematic units for my kindergarten and first grade learners. There are so many benefits to using thematic activities in the classroom. If you know me, I love all things literacy, however, I love integrating other subjects into my literacy block. This pirate thematic unit is one great example on how to bring […]

Consonant Blends Puzzles

I never knew how much I love teaching phonics until I got back into the classroom! I have kindergarten, first grade and now second grade under my belt. I have a love for all three grades, but I think second grade is my favorite so far! We help transition our students from learning to read […]