Everyone's a little Irish around St. Patrick's Day. So everyone should share in the luck o' the Irish. Here's a lucky freebie for you. My little kinder leprechauns LOVE to write the room. I'm not sure whether it's the walking around, the writing or the process of seeking for these little shamrocks. In anycase, it's a favorite activity in my classroom.Of course, I've tiered it for all of you. The first recording sheet is for Shamrock's 1-8 which cover CVC ... VIEW POST
Lucky CVC/CVCC/CCVC Freebie
How to make a floor sized number line and a freebie!!!
When we teachers think of differentiating, quite often we automatically think of tiering by readiness. My own struggles with differentiating are always remembering that we differentiate in response to a learners mutliple intelligence and interests as well. In kindergarten, that usually means lots kinesthetic activities. A floor sized number line has been one of my best tools for meeting the needs of students who need to MOVE. I use it for playing number squeeze (I'm not ... VIEW POST
How flexible are you . . .
How Flexible Are You . . .Flexible groupings are probably one of the easiest ways to begin intiating differentiated instructional strategies in a classroom. The question is, what does it look like, how do you organize it and how does it work. I don't think it looks the same in any two classrooms. As with anything, it has to work for you.In my class, there are pocket charts (I love, love, love those little $1.00 Target pocket charts), laminated magnetic cards ... VIEW POST