5 Effective Prewriting Activities for Preschool & Kindergarten Aged Kids

Have you ever watched a preschooler pick up a crayon and attempt to "write" something on paper? It usually comes out as a scribble, right? While it is adorable, have you ever thought about what it takes to move from these first scribbles to legible handwriting? Here's a hint. . . it's a lot! Motor ... READ the POST

Teaching Writing? Two Types of Writing Activities You Should Be Assigning

I love to write, but that was not always the case. Growing up writing was a rigid process guided by the teacher that was filled with planning, drafting, revising, and editing until the red pen told us we could stop. Just thinking about it makes me sweat. But as I have gotten older, I have grown ... READ the POST

5 Fun and Engaging Winter Activities for the Elementary Classroom

Snowflakes falling, wind whistling, and kids going crazy?! Yes, you read that right... winter can be challenging for students and teachers alike. The cold temperatures, early sunsets, and unpredictable weather tend to make student engagement and motivation a difficult task. In this post, we will ... READ the POST


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