Five Brand New Ways to Teach Character Education in Kindergarten character education kindergarten sel social emotional learning

What is character education?

Character education is the strategy of teaching students how to be respectful and responsible contributors to their home and school community. Character education in kindergarten must be purposeful and thoughtful. It is the start of their school experience and will...

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The Mega List of Must-Do End of the Year Activities

At the end of the school year, we often get caught up in the daily checklist of preparing to close out our classrooms. However, it is important to keep in mind the end of the year is also a time of transition for students.

Some will be moving into larger classrooms with different routines and...

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Six Social Emotional Learning Skills for the Classroom sel social emotional learning

Kids, especially little learners, need social emotional learning skills to be successful at school, home, and for the rest of their lives. These are the skills that help them build confidence, work well with others, develop strong relationships, and make positive decisions!

School is one of the...

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Seven Hands-On CVC Activities for Early Literacy cvc activities early literacy hands-on activities kindergarten movement-based learning

Movement-based learning is best practice for kids. This is something that I carry out in all of my lessons, especially with phonics instruction! Learning to read CVC words with movement just makes sense for our little readers.  This practice keeps them engaged and motivated to keep trying....

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