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Settling-In Time Sets the Emotional Tone for the Day

July 26, 2017

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

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How to Boost Kindergarten Phonics and Writing Skills:

July 13, 2017

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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3 Levels of ABC Phonics Mastery: How to Build the Reading and Writing Brain Part-2

April 13, 2017
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Step-by-Step Strategies for ABC Phonics Mastery in Kindergarten: A Proven Teaching Progression for Optimum Learning (2017)

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Are You Happy with Your Approach to Handwriting?

March 22, 2017
kindergarten handwriting lesson

Learn Proven Strategies from Accomplished Kindergarten Teachers If handwriting skills are not automatic, it interferes with the whole writing process! Good handwriting skills facilitate rigorous Common Core writing standards: Begin instruction working with each child’s name! Have high expectations • Be intentional • Create a sense of urgency: Your name is so important! All kindergarten children […]

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Favorite New Children’s Books of 2016

February 23, 2017
Favorite New Children’s Books of 2016 Selected by Kindergarten Teacher and Book Lover Nellie Edge

Favorite New Children’s Books of 2016 Selected by Kindergarten Teacher and Book Lover Nellie Edge

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Spring Kindergarten Registration

February 15, 2017
Spring Kindergarten Registration

Nellie Edge Online Seminars recommends an intentional “Parents as Partners” program that begins with spring registration! Give Families a “Success in Kindergarten” packet…

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Free e-book. Grow Your Kindergarten Writers: Use Proven High-Impact Strategies That Dramatically Accelerate Literacy

February 10, 2017
Grow Your Kindergarten Writers: Use Proven High-Impact Strategies That Dramatically Accelerate Literacy

Download E-book: Grow Your Kindergarten Writers: Use Proven High-Impact Strategies That Dramatically Accelerate Literacy ORA Conference February 11, 2017 Presented by Nellie Edge.

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Discover the Easiest Most Authentic Ways to Build Opinion Writing in Kindergarten: Teach the Word “Because”

February 2, 2017
Opinion Writing: Children Illustrate Their Sing, Sign, Spell, and Read Pages for Their Anthology Notebooks

Discover Easy, Authentic Ways to Build Opinion Writing in Kindergarten: Teach the Word “Because”.

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10 Kindergarten Handwriting Tips for January

January 12, 2017
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 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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Discover the Power of Signing Songs for All Children’s Literacy

October 20, 2016
Fingerspelling builds kinesthetic memory

Accelerate ABC/Phonics Mastery with Songs Fingerspelling, Handwriting, and “Heart Words!” Preventing reading failure and building the reading and writing brain…

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