How Classroom Transformations Can Engage More Learning

Now that I’m back in the classroom, I’ve learned LOTS of things. Times have changed, and I’m so excited about it all. My team and I recently planned some fun classroom transformations to tackle the average, every day learning objectives that students tend to hate! Spelling and phonics are two of those objectives. We had […]

Penguin Center for Teaching Short Vowels

Penguins, penguins everywhere! And for a very good reason…they are so adorable. Creating literacy centers that are fun for learners might include a cute critter to catch their attention. This free penguin center is a great way to engage learners while teaching short vowels. Short Vowels Short vowels are the cornerstone of learning to read. […]

Learn to Read -Word Patterns Activity

First come the letters, next come the sounds, then it’s time for some word patterns.  When kiddos learn to read it helps for them to have a basic knowledge of their letters and sounds. That’s when you introduce word patterns they can easily “sound out” these words. Whether you teach the whole alphabet or a […]