Our job as teachers is to create a feeling of belonging in the kindergarten classroom all year long so children will love coming to school and thrive.
What a grand time I have sharing multisensory and joyful writing-to-read lessons in local classrooms! An invitation a couple of years ago to write a song that teaches “i-n-g” was all I needed to create this sing, sign, and fingerspell song…
What Do ABC Phonics, Handwriting, and Word Work Look Like in Kindergarten? The references mentioned in this Weekly Focus Blog are Nellie Edge Online Seminars, Kindergarten Writing and the Common Core by Nellie Edge, Kindergarten Handwriting Page, ABC Phonics Page, and Sight Words page. For the first month of school, our focus is to build […]
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Discover Easy, Authentic Ways to Build Opinion Writing in Kindergarten: Teach the Word “Because”.
If good handwriting motions are not automatic, it interferes with the whole writing process.
A multisensory, integrated approach to handwriting is the most time-efficient, and brain-friendly way we know of to plant lifelong habits for good handwriting in kindergarten. Now that ambitious kindergarten writing expectations is the foundation for the rigorous K-12 Common Core Writing Standards, it is vital that kindergarten teachers give children the gift of lifelong habits for legible handwriting right from the start of their journey as writers.
Posted by Nellie Edge on February 20, 2015 I wrote this original document for my kindergarten colleagues — Jaime, Katie, Laura, and Shanda — who are starting the publishing process in April. Because I had so much fun developing it, I decided to share with all of our online community. We hope that even teachers […]