Here are a few Back to School blog posts that I hope will help and inspire you as you start your new school year!
Here is a brand, new product for those of you that teach the letters and sounds, especially within the "Letter of the Week" format: It's our Alphabet trace and Sound Circle Worksheets! I love these because they are simple, straightforward, and to the point, and can usually be done in ten minutes or less.
Here are my weekly routines for teaching and reviewing the alphabet and letter sounds that led to 100% mastery for every single student in my class- even the children that struggled to learn!
Here are some great tips to help teach kids to write on lined paper! It's always been one of my LEAST favorite things to do in kinder, but I've gathered some ideas that seem to work well! Continue reading
Today I am excited to announce that I will be giving a workshop with Palma Lindsay and Drew Giles on Saturday June 2, 2018, in Albany, CA! Our workshop will be just for Pre-K, Transitional Kindergarten (TK), and Kindergarten teachers … Continue reading
Here's how I teach the alphabet, all 52 letters and sounds! My method uses movement, music, manipulatives, & mnemonic devices (things to help jog the memory) to help kids learn. Kids love it because it is fun and active, but the most important thing is that IT WORKS!
A fun idea for those Mega Bloks that are sitting in a tub, just waiting to be put to good use! It’s easy-peasy and so much fun for the kids to put together! And if you already have our Alphabet Workbook Volume 2, then you already have what you need!
Here are my best lessons from week four of Transitional Kindergarten, also known as TK! We had a great week working on the letter A, the number two, the shapes, matching sets, scissor skills, and learning how to spell … Continue reading
HeidiSongs is now streaming online! (YES! You read that right!) You can get HeidiSongs videos ON DEMAND any time! We’ve partnered with Vimeo to offer you streaming, on-demand, online playlists of our DVDs! We are SO excited about this because … Continue reading
Here are some of my lesson plans for many of the fun things we have been doing in my TK class during the third week of school! This was the first week of Unit Two in Benchmark’s Ready to … Continue reading