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Spring Fling 2018 with ESGI & Friends! Posted on 03 Apr 11:11 , 0 comments

SPRING FLING 2018 with ESGI & Friends!SPRING FLING 2018 with ESGI & Friends!HEY EVERYONE!!! Have you heard of ESGI Assessment testing??? Have you thought about signing up, but weren’t sure you wanted to commit before trying it out?? I have some GREAT news! The ESGI Spring Fling is going on now!! You … Continue reading

Teaching Kids to WRITE the Numbers! – FREE Number Poems! Posted on 12 Jan 08:00 , 0 comments

Teaching children to write the numbers correctly can be very frustrating for early childhood teachers! Also, attempting to GRADE their writing can be equally TRICKY! What does a number written correctly look like, versus one that is not? In this post, I am going to tell you how I teach my students to write the numbers.

No TK Curriculum? No Problem! (FREE Pacing Guide & Assessments!) Posted on 11 Aug 08:35 , 1 comment

Here is a free TK (Transitional Kindergarten) Pacing Guide, (AKA curriculum map,) and some great TK assessments that you can access FREE through ESGI software!  This curriculum map is aligned with Benchmark Ready to Advance TK curriculum, but also includes … Continue reading

Getting Assessments Done Quickly & Efficiently Posted on 11 Aug 09:15 , 0 comments

Getting Assessments Done Quickly & Efficiently - HeidiSongsGetting Assessments Done Quickly & Efficiently - HeidiSongsThe beginning of the school year is filled with many challenges, and one of the greatest ones for teachers of young children is getting the first assessments done.  Obviously, the primary reason that it takes so long is that most … Continue reading

Teaching Kids to WRITE the Numbers Posted on 06 Mar 18:34 , 1 comment

Teaching Kids to Write the Numbers FBTeaching Kids to Write the Numbers FB  Teaching children to write the numbers correctly can be very frustrating for early childhood teachers!  Also, attempting to GRADE their writing can be equally TRICKY!  What does a number written correctly look like, versus one that is not?  In this … Continue reading

Writing Rubrics for Young Children: Documenting Progress with Portfolio Assessment Posted on 07 Feb 16:21 , 1 comment

writing rubric for young childrenwriting rubric for young children  When young children are in the very beginning stages of becoming writers, they often progress quickly through exciting and delightful changes, and progress is obvious- but assessment can be difficult for the untrained eye to identify and name.  Educators … Continue reading