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Monthly Archive: September 2015

Encouraging family letters

Who likes to get mail? I do! I always have. I remember when I was in college and my father wrote me a letter a week. That is every week for four years! I wasn’t as good as a writer…
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A matching grant opportunity

My Building a Community of Learners in TK is live. ( Give to this campaign by October 4, 2015 and your donation will be doubled thanks to Just enter the code SPARK on the payment page and you’ll…
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Make a shadow theater story

Family study center

I am just in the beginning stages of setup for our new family study center for social studies. We will have an engaging space to learn about families. Some of the areas of inquiry include: Who is in my family?…
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A family poster project

Use your noodle.

  You may hear your student talk about GoNoodle–a fun website we use to move throughout our school day. Kids wiggle. GoNoodle gets the wiggles out, so we can keep on learning. GoNoodle gives us over 100 physical activity videos…
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Birthdays and more

September 8, 2015   Dear Parents,   Here are a few important updates for you as we begin a new month.   We have all of our birthdays between September and December 1st. We will have two birthday recognition times…
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Type without typing

Give your fingers a break! Now you can type using your voice in Google Docs, and it’s completely free. Not only that, but the software really works well. You can try it for yourself… Sourced through from: I…
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Caps for counting

Did you know that soda bottle caps work great for counting practice? What other recycled items can you think of that will be useful in the TK classroom?   


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