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, […]
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. […]
Hi again! Here are more photos from our exercising adventures. Click to check out how all of this began. We have been doing a great job and now to catch you up on the puzzle progress. The puzzle is growing………we are almost one month in. See you soon.
Here I am again and falling behind. My husband and I have been working out twice a day and adding our puzzle pieces each time we exercise. I’ve also been taking pictures. However, I’m going to show you three days worth in this post and stay tuned for the rest. There you have it! The […]
Whoa! Can you believe that I have not posted in a whole week? But I’m back with lots of photos so you can see the progress of the puzzle. We have been working out at the gym twice a day this entire time and taking pictures of our growing puzzle for you. The edges are […]
How many more days of exercise before we finish the edges? How about the whole puzzle? My husband and I are working hard at getting in shape and our puzzle is hard at work as well. It’s not too late for you to start your goals too.
Today is day 12. This is a significant day because by day 12 half of the people have given up on their New Year’s resolutions. Horray! We are still going! How is your New Year’s resolution going? It’s not too late to start.
It’s day 11! We are continuing to make progress. We are even walking extra laps when we go to basketball games (at half time). We are finding exercise to be so much fun. If you are wondering what this puzzle is all about check it out here. What helps you make progress on your goals? […]
It is day 10 everyone! There are two ways to look at this puzzle. You can see all the pieces that are on the table. This represents all the workouts over the last 10 days. Or you can see all the pieces left in the box. This represents the number of workouts left to go […]
Everyday we are getting stronger! My husband and I are working out twice a day. In the mornings we walk for a little over 40 minutes and in the afternoons we walk for a little over 20 minutes. That gives us at least an hour of walking each day. It feels great to do this! […]