Monthly Archives: March 2020

Humor in Teaching

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.”  -Charlie Chaplin- Jennie

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Children’s Words, Part 3

In Part 2 I talked about children telling their stories in their own words.  Without a visual or help from a teacher- no crutch, it’s not so easy.  Welcome to the deep end, not the shallow end.  Children wrote and illustrated … Continue reading

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Be Kind To Someone

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(Photo by Pixabay on National Kindness Day ? I recently reblogged a post about National Compliment Day, so  I thought a good follow up to that wonderful idea was to…

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Read Across America Week/ Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! ~ March 2nd – March 6th

Originally posted on By Hook Or By Book:
You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. ~ Dr. Seuss ~  Read Across America week, appropriately kicks off today, on Theodor…

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Children’s Words, Part 2

In Part 1, I talked about writing thank you letters to the people in our neighborhood, our community helpers.  As a group, we planned the words, and children decorated the letters. This was fun!  They felt excited and proud. They … Continue reading

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