One thing I didn't think to spend any quality time on at the beginning of last school year was building back pack skills. As the school year went by, it seemed that I was constantly having to help my students stay organized and inevitably, papers were always being left in cubbies or dropped on the floor on the way out the door. So this year, I spent time during our first week of preschool helping [...]
We began our first week of preschool exploring the things we "can" do all around the classroom!
I like to begin the first few days of preschool by giving my students time to explore the environment and find out all the things they can do in preschool.
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.
Spending lots of late nights setting up our classroom for preschool. With only 14 more days until school starts, every second counts!
Getting preschool off to a positive start is all about the things my students CAN do in preschool. Since our preschool year hasn't started yet, I pulled together a few posts that show some of the things we have done during our past I CAN weeks of preschool.
We celebrate the students who are moving on to their new schools with a fun, simple, but very memorable preschool graduation.
Taking our cans outside to play a preschool version of "Kick the Can" on "I Can Day!"
Exploring "I Can Day" during our first week of preschool gave us the opportunity to discover many of the things we can do in preschool!