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Kindergartners Love to Make Stamp and Read Books

June 30, 2021

Their discovery? “I can read!” Download FREE Anchor Chart: Have it printed on foam board at your favorite print shop Organize for Success with Stamp and Read Books Organize and store your stamps in tackle boxes for efficiency. The first “Exploring Stamps” lesson is to teach children how to use word stamps, animal stamps, and […]

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

June 1, 2021

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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Did You Miss Any Year-End Nellie Edge Kindergarten Blogs and FREEBIES?

May 26, 2021

 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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12 Favorite Kindergarten FREEBIES on TPT

April 19, 2021
12 Favorite Kindergarten FREEBIES on TPT

 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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Do You Want to Dramatically Accelerate Your Kindergartners’ Writing Proficiency?

April 4, 2021
Boost Kindergarten Writing Skills with These 15 Best Practices Fluency with high-frequency “heart word” sentences is your key to success!

Fluency with high-frequency “heart word” sentences is your key to success!
15 points of excellence for evaluating your current teaching program

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Newly Updated and Expanded FREEBIES on TPT

March 8, 2021

These quality resources now include lessons, best practices, and authentic kindergarten writing and art samples—and there are more coming!

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7 Kindergarten Name Writing Tips with Family Practice Book

March 1, 2021
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Helping you involve parents with learning I am remembering again how challenging and important it is to teach good name writing from the first days of school. Why not ask “parents to be partners” at spring registration? Our FREE resources may help you! Kindergarten-age students, in classrooms or at home, represent a 4-year developmental span […]

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Bring Planning and Passion to Kindergarten Round-Up

March 1, 2021

 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 Proven Kindergarten Writing Practices and PD

February 21, 2021
Kindergarten Writing Workshop and Independent Writing Centers All Year Long

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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10 Reasons to Teach Fingerspelling in Kindergarten

January 29, 2021
heart words in kindergarten teacher resources

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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