September 26, 2022

Rhyming and Counting Syllables In The Classroom

I like to teach the building blocks of Phonological Awareness which includes rhyming and counting syllables. It’s so important for preschool, kindergarten and first grade teachers to have solid instruction when teaching these skills. It’s also important for kids to stay active and engaged while learning. Teaching phonological awareness skills doesn’t have to take long. […]

Importance Of Phonological Awareness Routines

Why is the importance of phonological awareness so vital to reading and writing in the primary classroom? Phonological awareness is a group of oral skills that assists in the development of decoding (reading) and encoding (writing). The beginning stages of proficient readers and writers starts with phonological awareness. This includes rhyming, counting and segmenting syllables, […]

Having a Consistent Routine For Academic Learning

In the beginning of the year it is so important to have routines for EVERYTHING! As teachers we often remember to teach our students how to form a line, walk in the halls, turn in papers, etc. However, we often forget how important it is to have a consistent routine for academic learning as well. […]