There are so many skills that can be fostered and mastered through the cooking process. Look for recipes your students can get involved in and enjoy the wonderful benefits of cooking together.
See why displaying and using visual behavior charts is risky business in the classroom and what the alternatives might be.
I want my group times to be all about building community and in my mind, building community is all about being close together, being engaged in the process, being aware of each other as needed, and making any necessary adjustments as we go along.
The parachute is a wonderful way to introduce your students on how to work together to achieve a common goal. Today, my students played the hello game as we learned the basics of how to use a parachute
At the top of your list of priorities needs to be building a sense of community in your classroom. Come and see these tips on how to build community!
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.
This must be at the top of the my list of favorite days/activities we did in the preschool classroom last year. Stop by and see how we built our own neighborhood!
As our partners worked together they were also building a community of learners who support and serve each other.
I am thrilled to be participating in the Book Study Blog Party being hosted by Pre-K Pages. Each participating blogger is taking a turn to read a chapter of the book "Literacy Beginnings" by Gay Su Pinnell and Irene C. Fountas. You can check out the linky at the bottom of this post to see each chapter as it is posted by the bloggers or go to Pre-k Pages and follow along from there. Vanessa [...]
I have added a new page to my blog called the Teach Preschool Community. This is new to me so I hope it works well. As many (or most) of you know, I share lots of ideas from bloggers everywhere on my Teach Preschool on Facebook page and on Twitter too. While I will continue to do this, the Teach Preschool Community is another way to connect with you and to share ideas from other [...]