Screening for kindergarten is one of the most helpful things for kindergarten teachers as they head into a new school year. The purpose of kindergarten screening is for teachers to get an idea of where each individual child is in regard to skills – both academic and social-emotional. If you are a kindergarten parent, you […]
What is my biggest announcement to date? Well…I WROTE A BOOK! Technically speaking, WE wrote a book. Who’s WE, you ask? My songwriting partner and pal, Nathan Meckel. There’s a little bit of a back story that follows the journey from idea – to song – to idea – to book release in the fall […]
Whats a desk pet shop? You may be saying to yourself, “Not only am I wondering what’s a desk pet SHOP – but just WHAT is a DESK PET?” Aha. Good question. If you aren’t sure what a desk pet is…check out this post first! Now, let’s say that you DO know what a desk […]
Entering kindergarten is an exciting yet intimidating experience for many young children and their families. In order to make sure your child is prepared for the transition, it’s important to know what questions to ask a kindergarten teacher and your prospective school. It’s important to get as much information as possible from educators and other […]
My favorite 100 days of kindergarten project has been a winner year after year. It’s a tough call, honestly, as there are SO many fun 100th day activities for kindergarten! I’ll just go on and let the cat out of the bag here and now. Our kindergarten 100th day shirts are THE BEST THING EVER […]
Can we still have fun in kindergarten? Are the expectations for our five-year-olds too rigorous, taking away all of the fun kindergarten activities? The fact that we have to ask ourselves these questions is quite frustrating, for sure. Kindergarten teachers everywhere have a LOT to say on the matter, as do parents of kindergarteners. When […]
Teaching responsibility for students might seem like a task that’s too big to tackle – especially if they are in kindergarten. I mean, isn’t it just SO much easier and quicker to do things FOR them? Eh…in some cases, sure. However, teaching responsibility to five-year-olds is not only important for their development, but it can […]
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