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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 […]

Summer Digital Activities for Little Learners

Summer is here! Many kids are home for several weeks while others stay in school. Either way, it’s a great time for learning. In our house, we set aside some time each day for summer review. Reading is an absolute must, but we also cover basic math skills to keep our minds strong. These summer […]

Leprechaun Digital Activities for Little Learners

I think St. Patrick’s Day activities get pushed to side way too much! March is a crazy time of the year. Spring Break, assessments, and the beginning of end of the year busyness. But you’re missing a great theme unit if you haven’t done it in the past. I like to focus on science activities […]

4 Reasons Picture Books are Better

Leveled readers are a great tool to help children develop their reading skills.  Leveled books that are on your child’s independent or instructional level allow them to practice and succeed at many things.  For example, they help with word patterns and sight words.  No matter how great leveled readers are, they are not the best choice […]