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Nifty Names: Teaching Young Students How To Write Their Name
24 February 2012 - 5 min Read
Teaching young students how to write their name correctly is an important (but time consuming and occasionally frustrating!!) aspect of Early Childhood Education. When I found out that I was teaching Kindergarten this year I went straight to the oracle (AKA Anita!) and.....
Top Teacher Tip #2: Pom Pom Pens
26 December 2012 - 5 min Read
Tip #2 - Pom Pom Pens Whiteboard work is a regular work station in our classrooms, the kids love using markers! To solve the issue of "the eraser hog" you can give each student their own eraser. Simply hot glue a pom pom to the end of the marker. Then.....
Nervous about name writing? Teaching your students how to write their own name.
30 May 2012 - 5 min Read
Are you nervous about teaching your students how to write their own name correctly Learning to recognise and write their own name is an important skill that we have been focusing on in our Kindergarten class. Each morning the students come in with their parents and.....
Top Teacher Tip #3: Use Plastic Plates Like a Whiteboard
30 December 2012 - 5 min Read
Tip # 3 - Whiteboard plates Did you know that plastic plates work as dry erase boards Neither did we until we saw this pin! What a fab way to use up any left over plates from Christmas. These would be so handy during whole class mat times where you.....
Say Cheeeeese! Teach Students the Correct Way of Brushing Teeth
19 June 2012 - 5 min Read
Here in Kindy we have been learning about community helpers all term. We recently focused on dentists and how we can look after our teeth properly. As a part of this learning I created a Mathis game which allows students to practise one-to-one matching when.....