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Joyful and Systematic Ways to Build Kindergarten Narrative Writing

November 20, 2019

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Weekly Focus: The Kindergarten Giving Tree –

November 13, 2019

The Kindergarten Giving Tree: Let Families Know what is on Your Kindergarten Wish List. Scroll down for premade gift tags and/or create an Amazon.com wish list

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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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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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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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Guest Blogger, Heather Cacak

July 16, 2019

Hello! My name is Heather Cacak, and I am honored to be a guest blogger on Nellie’s blog. Today’s blog post will focus on what seems like one simple component of the writing workshop time frame, but it’s really how I manage to get my students writing authentically and independently each day.

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