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Felicia Johnson
FREE reading websites for kids! Perfect for Daily Pinning so I don't forget to try all of these literacy sites school year. My reluctant readers will love these. Free teaching websites are the best! websites for kids 11 Free Reading Websites for Kids Reading Websites For Kids, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Kids Reading, Teaching Reading, Free Reading, Reading Sites, Kids Websites, Educational Websites For Kids

11 Free Reading Websites for Kids

Bring reading to life with these 11 free reading websites for kids! Great resources for preschool through middle school. Find more at

Great activities for parents who wish to work with their child at home! 9 hands-on activities for teaching and practicing sight words. Free sight word assessment with progress monitoring charts. Teaching Sight Words, Sight Word Practice, Sight Word Activities, Hands On Activities, Literacy Activities, Literacy Bags, Senses Activities, Literacy Centres, Literacy Stations

Teaching Sight Words - Make Take & Teach

A few months back I posted the 10 Activities for Learning Letters and Sounds activity kit that I developed for a few first graders who hadn’t yet mastered letters and sounds. The idea behind the kit was to provide fun, hands-on activities for either classroom voluteers or parents to work with their child at home. […]

Primeira Classe Wow: Reading-The School / Home Connection - Dicas de Ingles Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Close Reading, Reading School, Reading Lessons, Reading For Grade 2, Student Reading

Reading- The School/Home Connection

Hello Everyone! I have had many second grade teachers contact me about our home reading log and parent/child questions to accompany reading. Reading at home is a huge component in reading success. I have shared our first grade log before, but I went ahead and added a second grade component to this little packet. We require our first graders to read at least ten minutes every evening. I included a note to parents about second graders reading twenty minutes. Take a peek! If you would like your…

Raising kids made simple with good parenting advice. Use these 33 effective parenting tips to improve toddlers that are happy and brilliant. Kid development and teaching your child at home to be brilliant. Raise kids with positive parenting Gentle Parenting, Parenting Advice, Kids And Parenting, Parenting Humor, Foster Parenting, Parenting Classes, Peaceful Parenting, Parenting Styles, Parenting Issues

Mom Sets the Tone {5 Ways to Reset Your Mood When Anger Strikes} — The Better Mom

Moms, our anger sets the tone for our family. Go from grouchy to great with these 5 easy ways to improve your mood and attitude.

What Makes a Parent Love a Teacher. " What Makes a Parent Love a Teacher - terrific post by Jennifer of Cult of Pedagogy about the importance of getting to know your students and some tips doing that. Love Teacher, Teacher Tools, Teacher Resources, Teacher Education, Music Education, Teacher Stuff, Parent Teacher Communication, Parent Teacher Conferences, Parents As Teachers

What Makes a Parent Love a Teacher

Corkboard Connections is a blog written by Laura Candler who enjoys connecting terrific teachers with amazing resources!

FREE This would make a great hand-out for back to school night or parent conferences! Engage in a thoughtful conversation with your child by using this list of open-ended questions to start the conversation flowing. Back To School Night, School Days, School Items, Curriculum Night, Ec 3, Back Up, Parent Teacher Conferences, Parent Involvement Ideas, Parent Communication

Questions to help parents talk about their child's school day

Help your parents engage in a thoughtful conversation with their child by providing them with this list of open-ended questions to start the conversation flowing. {FREEBIE}

a little background knowledge to help parents help their child. tellswhat fluency is/how it sounds.directions on how to help with those things(Fluency Folders) Reading Fluency, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Learning, Comprehension Strategies, Teacher Tools, Teacher Resources

Get Fluency Flowing in a Flash!

I needed a way to help parents understand the importance of reading fluency. I know it is difficult to sit through . . .um I mean list...

- tips for teaching elementary school: Student Working Below Level- Suspected Learning Disability --Reminds us that parents are grieving the loss of the child they thought they had. Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tools, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Teacher Tips, Teacher Stuff, Parent Teacher Conferences, Parent Communication, Classroom Organization

Student Working Below Level

Do you have a student that is working below level that you plan to refer for testing this year? Are you working through the different stages that your district requires before he or she is tested? Part of the process is communicating with your student's parent. Communicating with a parent when you suspect a learning disability is often a topic that is neglected in the undergraduate experience. This is such a shame because it is something every teacher will need to know at some point in his…

Nervous about going to parent teacher conferences? With tips on what to ask at parent teacher conferences you will feel less anxious and get the most out of your discussion Parent Teacher Meeting, Parent Teacher Communication, Parent Teacher Conferences, Parent Teacher Conference Forms, Formation Continue, Coaching, Bulletins, Kids Education, Physical Education

Think back-to-school—and after school.

It’s time again to think about school, conferences, and care for your kids when the school day ends. Visit to find great sitters in your area who “make the grade.”

Classroom management for upper elementary can be a challenge. Try this teacher vs students classroom management game - Parent Teacher Communication, Parent Teacher Conferences, Parent Teacher Conference Forms, Teacher Forms, Parent Involvement Ideas, Parent Teacher Interviews, Parent Teacher Meeting, Parent Night, Teacher Organization

Let's Talk Parent-Teacher Conferences

I am not sure how you feel about parent-teacher conferences, but when chatting to colleagues, I have encountered everything from frustration and dislike, to enjoyment and gratification. Personally, I love them: I find that meeting the parents or guardians of the teens I work with every day can be the most insightful, valuable and constructive experience. Below are just a few of the top tips I have garnered from my many meetings with parents (often learned the hard way)…

Parent conference chart These choices are for elementary, but this could be used for standards based grading reporting. Every parents gets a page of their kid's performance based on mastery of standards. Parent Conference Form, Parent Teacher Meeting, Parent Teacher Communication, Parent Night, Parent Teacher Interviews, Teacher Tools, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Teacher Stuff

Parent Conferences

Yesterday was a long, but productive, day as I met with almost all of my parents. I wanted to share the conference form I use that is prett...

FREE parent handouts just in time for conferences! Phonemic Awareness, Learning Sight Words, Oral Reading Fluency and Reading Comprehension for Kindergarten and First Grade. Reading Intervention, Kindergarten Reading, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Phonics Reading, Guided Reading, Notes To Parents

Parent Handouts- Perfect for Conferences! - Make Take & Teach

I am really envious of my friends and colleagues who are organized. I am just not one of those people. I’ll confess my computer files are a mess. Files are saved on several different computers, in different folders and under a variety of file names. Well, conferences are coming up soon and I’m on a mission this […]

10 cool things to make with kids! From Tuesday Tots on Learn with Play at Home. Crafts For Kids To Make, Craft Activities For Kids, Toddler Activities, Projects For Kids, Kids Diy, Preschool Ideas, Art Projects, Toddler Fun, Toddler Preschool

10 cool things to make with your kids

Follow us on Pinterest for tons of great kids activities and ideas. Welcome back to TUESDAY TOTS Brought to you weekly by Learn with Play at home (that's us), Rainy Day Mum, and One Perfect Day This week we are showcasing "10 cool things to make with kids" Making things with kids isn't always about the end result. There is so much to be gained from a bit of DIY with children. From learning concepts of recycling to language, maths, creativity and so much more. The process is almost always…