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10 Reasons to Teach Fingerspelling in Kindergarten

February 19, 2020

Fingerspelling helps the brain remember letters and sounds: It becomes the memory hook to ABC/Phonics mastery. Fingerspelling will enhance the effectiveness of any ABC/Phonics program.

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Bring Planning and Passion to Kindergarten Round-Up

February 12, 2020

 We love to search Pinterest for the best kindergarten writing and early learning resources we can find to share with you our Nellie Edge seminar participants and online friends.

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Kindergarten Writing Workshop and Independent Writing Centers All Year Long

7 Proven Practices for Creating a Powerful Kindergarten Writing Workshop Model

February 5, 2020

Fingerspelling helps the brain remember letters and sounds: It becomes the memory hook to ABC/Phonics mastery. Fingerspelling will enhance the effectiveness of any ABC/Phonics program.

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Kindergarten Writing Connections

Freebies and February Themes of Love and Friendship

January 29, 2020

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.

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The Best Ways to Talk to Kindergartners About Their Writing

January 22, 2020

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Kindergarten Handwriting Tips

January 8, 2020

 We love to search Pinterest for the best kindergarten writing and early learning resources we can find to share with you our Nellie Edge seminar participants and online friends.

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Drawing Instruction Supports Handwriting Development and Writing Proficiency

January 1, 2020

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Honoring the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

December 19, 2019

 We love to search Pinterest for the best kindergarten writing and early learning resources we can find to share with you our Nellie Edge seminar participants and online friends.

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Where Can I Get the Best Drawing, Writing, and Word Work Resources?

December 4, 2019

Great Drawing, Writing, and Word Work Resources – Where to Get Them.
As referenced on Nellie Edge Kindergarten Writing Seminars; Updated June 2017.

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Make Writing Real

November 27, 2019

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Joyful and Systematic Ways to Build Kindergarten Narrative Writing

November 20, 2019

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Write-a-Message Center empowers children to use writing for real world purposes.

How to Set Up a Write-a-Message Center: Inspire kindergarten writers and friends

November 6, 2019

Settling-In Time Sets the Emotional Tone for the Day: Developing Friendship, Responsibility, Self-Motivation, and Collaboration Skills

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Kindergarten lessons: Teaching “Thank You” and Developing an Attitude of Gratitude

The Simplest Way to Build a Happy Classroom: Teach Gratitude!

October 29, 2019

Learning to Express Gratitude Is a Year-Long Theme: We Sing, Sign, Spell, Express and Write “Thank You.”

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Top Ten Kindergarten YouTube Channels

October 24, 2019

 We love to search Pinterest for the best kindergarten writing and early learning resources we can find to share with you our Nellie Edge seminar participants and online friends.

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7 Kindergarten Name Writing Tips Plus Gifts for You

October 17, 2019

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