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Did You Miss any Winter Blogs from Nellie Edge?

February 26, 2020

 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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Freebies and February Themes of Love and Friendship

January 29, 2020
Kindergarten Writing Connections

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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Joyful and Systematic Ways to Build Kindergarten Narrative Writing

November 20, 2019
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Overview of a Comprehensive Kindergarten Writing Model Why do we value the Common Core writing standards? All Kindergartners Can Develop Stamina for Personal Narrative We raised our expectations, developed accelerated learning strategies, involved Parents as Partners, gave children crystal-clear learning targets, and became skilled teachers of beginning writing. The result? Learning to write in kindergarten […]

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17 FREE Resources from Nellie Edge

September 12, 2019
FREE Resources from Nellie Edge

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

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Why Kindergarten Parents Deserve a Family-Friendly Learning Calendar

August 1, 2019
Family Learning Calendar by Nellie Edge- Kindergarten Classroom

What could YOUR family-friendly calendar look like? Why does it matter? “Parents as Partners” multiplies your teaching effectiveness! Our work in establishing and supporting meaningful family learning traditions is some of the most important work kindergarten teachers do. We do NOT believe in giving families tedious busy work to do at home. We DO believe […]

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

June 19, 2019
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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-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 to Teach Information Writing in Kindergarten: Create Engaged and Purposeful Writers!

February 20, 2019
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Glimpses of Information Writing in Kindergarten. W.K.2. Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.

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