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7 Kindergarten Name Writing Tips Plus Gifts for You

October 17, 2019

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How to keep joy alive in the Kindergarten classroom all year long!

Keep Joy Alive in Kindergarten

September 25, 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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What Is the Best Power Sentence to Build Writing Fluency in Kindergarten?

September 18, 2019

It’s early October and kindergarten children are learning the joys of writing for real world purposes. Writing and reading fluency with a growing collection of high-frequency “heart word” sentences is our next important learning target.

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FREE Resources from Nellie Edge

17 FREE Resources from Nellie Edge

September 12, 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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Begin Your Kindergarten Year with 10 Memorable Traditions

August 28, 2019

We begin the year with Mother Goose Rhymes to effortlessly give children the rhythm and sounds of the English language and to introduce them to “Just Right: I Can Read!” Little Books which they can use during “Read to Self” Time. Marie Clay’s research reminds us that “Rhymers are readers.” Using classic Mother Goose little books is a research-based approach to simultaneously build phonemic awareness, oral language fluency, reading skills, and delight!

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Kindergarten Families Can Support Their Young Writers

How Kindergarten Families Can Support Their Young Writers

August 22, 2019

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How to Have the Best Kindergarten Back-to-School Night Ever: Family Scavenger Hunt Step-by-Step

August 11, 2019

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Our Favorite Back-To-School Blogs

August 8, 2019

Favorite Back-To-School Blogs for Kindergarten and Pre-K Teachers

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Family Learning Calendar by Nellie Edge- Kindergarten Classroom

Why Kindergarten Parents Deserve a Family-Friendly Learning Calendar

August 1, 2019

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Weekly Focus: Ten Tips for Teaching Handwriting Grip

July 24, 2019

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