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10 Reasons to Teach Fingerspelling in Kindergarten

March 19, 2019

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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Drawing Instruction Supports Handwriting Development and Writing Proficiency

March 13, 2019

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Bring Planning and Passion to Kindergarten Round-Up

March 7, 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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information writing

How to Teach Information Writing in Kindergarten: Create Engaged and Purposeful Writers!

February 20, 2019

Glimpses of Information Writing in Kindergarten. W.K.2. Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.

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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 6, 2019

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, 2019

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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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

January 17, 2019

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

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Celebrating Joyful, Multisensory Teaching and Learning in 2019!

January 8, 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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Independent Writing Center Totes

10 Steps for Success: Independent Writing Center Totes Provide Authentic Writing Experiences All Year Long!

January 2, 2019

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

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Discover the Power of Signing Songs for Accelerated Teaching and Learning (PreK-2)

Discover the Power of Signing Songs for Accelerated Teaching and Learning (PreK-2)

December 18, 2018

Discover the Power of Signing Songs for Accelerated Teaching and Learning (PreK-2)
Enhance All Children’s Language and Literacy!

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