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Party Time! Well, Early Childhood Theme Party Time…

My biggest concern as an Early Childhood editor, has always been, “How do I make an educational book a hands-on experience for students and still user-friendly for a busy teacher or parent? Hands-on activities are crucial for young learners—but how do you convey those experiences within a book? Kim Fields, one of TCR’s fabulous authors, … Continue reading Party Time! Well, Early Childhood Theme Party Time… »

Summer Smackdown! How to Kick Summer Gap to the Curb

If you were to ask your children what their favorite part of the school year is, I bet they’d say summer.  And why wouldn’t they?  To them, it’s a time to sleep in, catch up on TV and movies, hang out with friends, and send even more text messages.  It’s two months of freedom from … Continue reading Summer Smackdown! How to Kick Summer Gap to the Curb »

A Classroom Journey from Frazzled to Dazzled!

Walking into a classroom at the beginning of a new year can make a teacher frazzled. “What should I teach?” “What kind of students will I have?” “Where am I going to get my supplies on such a small budget?” “How am I going to get this classroom in shape in just a week?” With … Continue reading A Classroom Journey from Frazzled to Dazzled! »