Life in Kindergarten — Number Recognition and Counting

Introduction The series of posts I’m doing on this subject matter are expanded from an article I found called 10 Kindergarten Readiness Skills Your Child Needs from 2013.  Despite the article being older, the areas it covers are still basic areas of study and behavior that should be paid attention to. Area 4: Number Recognition and CountingContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Number Recognition and Counting”

Private School Here We Come

This week I turned in applications for private school. I’ve almost was a huge supporter of public school but the time has come to take more control of my kids education. I wish I didn’t have to make that choice. Next year my son would have gotten one of our favorite teachers at our schoolContinue reading “Private School Here We Come”

Cooking up something good

Right now I so excited about something new I’m cooking up for you. My Spark Creativity! post must be kicking in. I was looking at some past posts and found some things I can tweak (one of the 6 suggestions from that post about sparking your creativity). I’ve just spent a few hours setting upContinue reading “Cooking up something good”

Life in Kindergarten — Beginning Sounds

Not only the letters on the page are important when talking about reading, but the sounds that each letter make are extremely important. I found this out myself when my son who is dyslexic was learning the letter sounds at about a third of the rate of other kids. That meant that after three yearsContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Beginning Sounds”

My Education Goals for 2021

In keeping with my consistent theme of the year I’m listening to 365 podcasts this year. My go to podcast is Quote of The Day by Sean Crichton In late 2020 I started searching for new podcasts to check out. I came up with a list of highly recommended podcasts to listen to. Ted TalksContinue reading “My Education Goals for 2021”

Keys For Kindergarten Excellence

While I do believe teachers hold the magic tips and tricks to teaching your kindergartener, here are some things to think about when approaching your child’s kindergarten year.