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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.....
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.....
Teaching Kids to Recognise and Write Their Name Independently
22 February 2013 - 5 min Read
One of the most important skills I hope every child in my class masters before leaving Kindy is to recognise and write their name independently. There are many different activities we have been doing to focus on this during the past two weeks. Here's a little look at.....
The Writing on the Wall!: Collecting Writing Samples to See the Students’ Progress
27 April 2013 - 5 min Read
  We have just finished term 1 over here in WA and I collected an independent writing sample from my Pre-Primary students. Throughout the term we have been completing our writing journals and doing lots of word work activities during our.....
Guided Reading Part 1: Getting Started
13 May 2013 - 5 min Read
We have heard from a lot of you that you are hungry for more information about guided reading. What is it How do I plan for it How do I fit it into my already jam packed day What do I need to do to get started While we are by no means the guru's of guided reading we.....