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…
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
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!
There are many things you will find useful to have at the ready in your classroom. Hopefully, your school is well supplied and able to provide you with everything you need. However, that is not always the case. In a perfect world, you will be supplied with each of the following to begin your year. … Continue reading New Supplies for a New School Year