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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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Top Ten Kindergarten YouTube Channels

July 11, 2019
FREE YouTube sites for kindergarten learning

 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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How to Simplify Kindergarten Handwriting Instruction

July 2, 2019
Simplify Kindergarten Handwriting Instruction

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The Best Ways to Talk to Kindergartners About Their Writing

June 26, 2019

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Joyful Accelerated Literacy with High-Frequency Sight Words: We Call Them “Heart Words!”

June 19, 2019
heart words in kindergarten teacher resources

A Preview of Nellie Edge Online Seminar #3. Among the highest impact strategies documented in our Kindergarten Writing and the Common Core program, our “heart words” strategies are the most powerful for building writing stamina and fluency! Writing “heart word” sentences builds the reading brain.

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Kindergarten Kindness and Good Behavior Can and Must be Taught: Some Resources for Your PD

May 27, 2019

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

May 21, 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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Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting: 10 Keys to Success

May 14, 2019

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

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How Do Master Kindergarten Teachers Close the Reading Achievement Gap over the Summer?

May 1, 2019

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7 Simple and Delightful Kindergarten Celebrations to End Your Year

April 10, 2019
Glimpses from Joyful Kindergartens

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