This blog post is a list of 10 must-dos for the first day of school! I want to share some actions you may know (or may not know) to make sure you have a great first day! I also included FREE printables to help you have a successful first day! Let’s Get Started! First and foremost, make sure you know… Read More
This blog post is about teaching primary learners phonemic awareness using sorting worksheets. Phonemic Awareness is an important foundational skill that is essential in learning how to read. What is Phonemic Awareness? Phonemic Awareness is the ability to hear and change individual sounds in spoken words. Some examples include sound matching, sound isolation and sound segmenting. There are very easy games… Read More
This blog post is about a free resource I am giving you to use to help your students learn their beginning sounds! Teaching beginning sounds is a lot of fun with little learners! Once they know their beginning sounds, they will be able to use them to help them figure out unknown words in a text and begin to add… Read More
Why have primary students sort? Sorting is a very important concept to teach primary students. By sorting, students: Learn how things are alike and different Develop numerical concepts Enhance vocabulary development Develop their analytical skills Sorting and classifying objects not only teaches students about relationships between concepts and attributes, but it also stimulates thinking logically and applying rules. So, let’s… Read More
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Solving word problems can be tricky at any grade. We know that students learn and grasp concepts differently so a plethora of resources are needed to meet the needs of each student. Teaching Word Problems to Primary Learners How many times has this happened to you? You show students a word problem and give them time to solve it. You… Read More