Teaching kindergarten tends to keep you at both ends of the age spectrum. On a daily basis, I hear myself turning into my mother and feel my joints revolting against tiny chairs. But while I’m aging like a president, I am simultaneously time traveling back to the days when I believed Mary Poppins would show […]
When teacher appreciation week rolls around every May, it is the pick-me-up that most every teacher is craving – whether they realize it or not! Teaching is often called “a work of heart” or “heart work”, and until I became a teacher myself I didn’t fully understand what that meant. I have yet to meet […]
If you’re a teacher, you are probably all too familiar with how hard it can be to focus on encouraging positive behavior in the classroom – especially when it feels like you are just trying to stay alive in the game of whack-a-mole chaos that IS every day. I FEEL YA. This is not only […]
Is everybody ready for kindergarten? That’s a question you may be asking yourself, and there is unfortunately not a one-size-fits-all answer. Through my many years of teaching kindergarten, I have had countless parents reach out with a myriad of questions. These questions range from curiosity—“My child has a summer birthday – should I wait a […]
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