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Spelling Practice with Dolch Sight Words

Spelling Practice with Dolch Sight Words
ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games. ABCya’s award-winning Preschool computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been trusted by parents and teachers for ten years. Our educational games are easy to use and classroom friendly, with a focus on the alphabet, numbers, shapes, storybooks, art, music, holidays and much more! Related:  Games and Activities

Dolch Sight Word BINGO ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games. ABCya’s award-winning Preschool computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been trusted by parents and teachers for ten years. Our educational games are easy to use and classroom friendly, with a focus on the alphabet, numbers, shapes, storybooks, art, music, holidays and much more!

tips and tricks for kindergarten teachers lesson plan ideas You join a special club when you become a kindergarten teacher. There are only a few of us who have what it takes to manage these littlest students who are often still moving in ​a hundred directions all at once when they arrive in our classrooms. We’ve scoured our WeAreTeachers ​​Helpline and brought together 50 of the very best ideas for kindergarten teachers. 1. Start at the very beginning. “Don't assume they know how to do anything. 2. “Be ready for kids who are readers, kids who have never seen letters, and everything in between. 3. Low maintenance​, high fun! 4. One of the most repeated themes on our helpline post about teaching kindergarten was that you should always over-plan for this age group. 5. “Plan lessons/activities that last no more than 15 minutes, with some kind of movement activity in between. 6. “I teach routines, rules, but I also go on some kind of ‘adventure’. 7. 8. 9. “Glue sponges! 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17.

Alphabet Match - Letter Sounds | Phonics ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games. ABCya’s award-winning Preschool computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been trusted by parents and teachers for ten years. Our educational games are easy to use and classroom friendly, with a focus on the alphabet, numbers, shapes, storybooks, art, music, holidays and much more!

FUN Critical Thinking Activities For Students in Any Subject The experts on STAAR, such as the Texas Education Agency, the Lead4Ward team and Regional Service Centers tell us that there are some very specific things that we need to do, and other things we should let go of in order to prepare our students for the state assessment. In addition, these strategies can also deepen and broaden their knowledge. The following are ideas for activities that you can use in conjunction with our curriculum in order to help meet some of these criteria, as it is necessary to adjust our mindset from TAKS driven packets to STAAR rich conversations and activities. Talking Chips 1. Pair - Square - Share Informal Response ActivityTeacher poses a question to the classYes = StandNo = SitDepends = Sit and Raise Your Hand 3 Facts and a Fib This helps with distinguishing between multiple choice answers. 1. FACT or FIB Slam Down 1. Differentiation and Multiple Representations Pass and Play Menus Students work from a 2x2 or 3x3 grid in a tic-tac-toe format

First Grade Garden: Daily 5 and Writer's Workshop {freebies} Alright, I am finally back with some writing ideas and freebies I promised! Be prepared for the longest. post. ever! In February, my teaching partner forced coerced asked me nicely to present a half-day session with her for our divisional P.D. day. I get so nervous talking in front of peers, but we had a lot of fun! 9:15am - Whole Group Literacy Activities Sight Word Work - I have been using Natalie's Daily Sight Words each morning and the kids love them! Read Aloud- I usually read a story by our author of the month or a theme/holiday book. Word Work - We usually do a whole group lesson or indivudual activity involving a phonics skill, word family, poem of the week, emergent reader, etc. 9:50am - First Round of Daily 5/Guided Reading I split my students into 5 centre groups. I don't put myself as a centre because sometimes I spend longer with certain groups or I just want to pull students one-on-one to do running records. 10:10am - Clean Up and Round Two of Daily 5 10:45am - Recess 1.

62 First Grade Websites That Tie into Classroom Lessons | Ask a Tech Teacher These are my 62 favorite first grade websites. I sprinkle them in throughout the year, adding several each week to the class internet start page, deleting others. I make sure I have 3-4 each week that integrate with classroom lesson plans, 3-4 that deal with technology skills and a few that simply excite students about tech in education. Here’s the list: Do you have any to add? To sign up for Weekend Websites delivered to your email, click Weekend Websites here and leave your email. Follow me Jacqui Murray is the editor of a technology curriculum for K-fifth grade and author of two technology training books for middle school. Like this: Like Loading...

Teaching Kids to Move Beyond One-Word Questions “Does anyone have any questions?” It’s the dreaded question of early childhood educators everywhere. This can-of-worms question often leads to non sequitur statements that range from “I like your pants” to long-winded stories that start with “Once my grandma gave me a . . .” These responses often resemble anything but a question. To avoid these tangents, teachers can turn the question “Does anyone have any questions?” What’s a Dollar Question? According to an anecdote from my parents, as a young child I would always ask, “Why?” I shared this personal story with my kindergarten students, who were eager to learn how to ask dollar questions themselves. Dollar questions have four main features. Penny questions can, however, be changed into dollar questions. In my kindergarten class, we begin practicing with dollar questions during Feature Creature, an activity where students hone their question-asking skills while working to uncover the identity of a mystery animal.

Creative Drawing Ideas for Kids :: Drawing Prompts As one way to encourage creative drawing and the continued use of our chalkboard, I occasionally add a drawing prompt and wait for the kids to find it. (And by kids, I mean Maia and possibly any friend she has over. Daphne is yet oblivious to such suggestion.) It almost always results in a thoughtful and unique drawing that veers from the usual drawings that I see them make. Drawing prompts are one of many creative drawing ideas for kids that get them thinking and creating differently. The drawing prompts idea is something I’ve borrowed from Susan Striker’s Anti-Coloring Book series —I had one as a child! (By the way, you can find several printable pages from the Anti-Coloring Books as well as examples of what children have drawn on her website.) What I do is begin a simple drawing on the chalkboard, and add an invitation —in this case, the question, “What is inside this house?” For example, Maia has drawn lots of houses, but always the exterior. Maybe.

Top 10 Classroom Games - Quizalize Blog Academic studies naturally coincide with rote teaching styles and textbook work. However, it is important to make learning exciting for students with interactive activities. Incorporating fun classroom games into your lesson plan offers a simple way to motivate your students, and encourage them to draw on their creativity and imagination. These top 10 classroom games provide fun ways to engage your students in academic learning, without them even realising! 1. This simple but classic game is a great way to encourage your student to get out of their seats and participate in the lesson. Resources: a list of people, actions or concepts related to the subject you are teaching. Game: Select a student to stand at the front of the room and act out a word from your list (no speaking allowed). 2. A traditional but interactive game which improves students’ spelling and subject knowledge, but is also enjoyable. 3. Resources: pieces of paper, pens/pencils and a list of subject-specific categories e.g.

10 Great Apps for Early Childhood Development Education is on shifting ground as technology has made it possible to connect, record and educate children with more and more exciting tools. With so many tools and apps available, it’s hard to know where to begin. Many “educational” apps offer little in the way of education and there are many “entertainment” apps that can be quite educational. So how do you decide which tools are appropriate and can work with your pedogogy? We wanted to know which apps offer a best practice experience so we have asked our Storypark community of teachers, ECE experts, parents and children about their favorite apps. 10 Great Apps for Early Childhood Development Tiny Tap - FreeThis app is a very fun tool that allows you to easily create simple games using photos and drawings. Somantics FreeA beautiful and simple app that allows users the ability to discover and create using rhythmic touch and interaction. Toca Teaparty $1.99Invite your friends to a tea party around your iPad!

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