ABC’s & 123’s: Fun Friday feature

How do you teach a child his ABC's and 123's?  Well, that is the very question we asked our fellow bloggers last week.  They linked up some of their best posts to our Discover & Explore linky, sharing some wonderful ideas for teaching letters and numbers.    Here are a few of our favorites: Little Bins for [...]

By | August 30th, 2013|Categories: Around the Classroom|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Five tips for my preschool teacher

I hope my new students are just as excited to come to my classroom as my grandsons were today. I hope they want to explore, examine, and discover the things that I am in the process of preparing for them. But mostly, I hope that I will remember to tell my students all the good and positive things that I notice about what they are doing as we work together to learn about our classroom and build our community.

By | August 20th, 2013|Categories: Classroom Setup|Tags: , |23 Comments

Classroom management on the first day of school

In the early childhood classroom, we can look at classroom management as a plan for what procedures our students will follow throughout each day as well as what the teacher's role is in helping our students have a successful experience each day.