The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s 45th Anniversary Celebration!

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We are opening our section of book recommendation with this beloved book:

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” from Eric Carle.

This year is the 45th anniversary of the book, and it is a must have in your library. This book is winner of many children’s literature awards and a major graphic design award, it has sold 30 million copies worldwide. This book is about a caterpillar who eats its way through a wide variety of foods before becoming and emerging as a beautiful butterfly. This book has been translated into at least 40 languages, including Dutch, French, Spanish, German,Chinese, Italian,Swedish, Russian, and Hebrew. It has been used by elementary school teachers, librarians, and parents, as a teaching aid, with activities developed which use the book. (more…)

First days of school

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Let me introduce you to teacher Raymi, a close friend and an ex co-worker. She has 18 years of experience in the field of education, especially with the grades from preschool to third grade. Right now she is working as a primary coordinator, sharing her amazing skills. Who else, could be the person to teach and model to other teachers how to structure the teaching role and keep the energy going, working in these precious ages? She definitely knows her stuff, and I had the great opportunity to share a classroom with her. I asked if she could just write a few recommendations for all the teachers in these first months of school and, kindly she accepted, sharing her knowledge and encouraging more teachers in this amazing road.

 

Raymi Royo

 

“What you do on the first days of school will determine your success for the rest of the school year”

- The First Days of School by Harry Wong

 

Alright, so you survived the first weeks of the school year, you got to know your kids and now it’s time to tweak your plans and move some chairs and desks around. As a teacher, (more…)

Let’s classify!

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I wanted to start this post with toddlers, such a beautiful age, full of energy and enthusiasm.

The truth is, a few weeks ago I did a few pictures for my master’s degree portfolio, modeling learning strategies for kids and I thought: “Perfect! I can use this for the toddlers post in the website!!” But, just you know, I don’t plan to be in the pictures anymore. (hehehehe)

I literally created this thinking of moms, actually thinking of a few friends with little kids, who don’t have time to do complicated learning activities. The materials for this activity are very simple. (more…)

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