In today's fast paced technology focused world we need to give students the tools to process all of the information they are exposed to each day. Students do not receive all of their information through books anymore, they have moved into using digital tools to find out about topics. It is important that educators help students navigate through this new digital world they belong to with purposeful digital citizenship and media awareness lessons.

Teaching Media Literacy Skills to 21st Century Students

In today's fast paced technology focused world we need to give students the tools to process all of the information they are exposed to each day. Students do not receive all of their information through books anymore, they have moved into using digital tools to find out about topics. It is important that educators help students navigate through this new digital world they belong to with purposeful digital citizenship and media awareness lessons.

4k and Kindergarten Checklist Freebie is a great tool to use to collect data on students.  I use this at the end of the year to communicate with parents and future teacher.

4k and Kindergarten Checklist Freebie is a great tool to use to collect data on students. I use this at the end of the year to communicate with parents and future teacher.

Differentiate literacy centers for your students! Increase engagement and the level of focus in your students by providing them with literacy stations at their independent level.

Differentiate literacy centers for your students! Increase engagement and the level of focus in your students by providing them with literacy stations at their independent level.

FREE Sight Word BLACKOUT - for Beginning Sight Words ~ 30+ DIFFERENT Boards | This Reading Mama

Sight Word BLACKOUT - for Beginning Sight Words

Practice syllable counting with these free syllable cards!  Count the chunks in 1,2,3, and 4 syllable words.

Fun Syllable Count Activity

Practice syllable counting with these free syllable cards! Count the chunks in 1,2,3, and 4 syllable words.

Bookmarks: language for classroom collaboration. Use these to help your students communicate with groups, patterns, or whole class discussion. 21st century skills.

Bookmarks: language for classroom collaboration. Use these to help your students communicate with groups, patterns, or whole class discussion. 21st century skills.

This is a great diagram to have in the classroom to implement scaffolding. Duffy emphasized how important it is to scaffold in the classroom and assist into that transition into independent work. The diagram of I do, We do, You do is a great way to remind the chidlren of this strategy.

This is a great diagram to have in the classroom to implement scaffolding. Duffy emphasized how important it is to scaffold in the classroom and assist into that transition into independent work. The diagram of I do, We do, You do is a great way to remind the chidlren of this strategy.

Learn how to teach the importance of schema and metacognition to primary readers in your kindergarten, first grade, or second grade classroom. This post includes hands-on comprehension activities, ideas, and lesson plan resources!

Learn how to teach the importance of schema and metacognition to primary readers in your kindergarten, first grade, or second grade classroom. This post includes hands-on comprehension activities, ideas, and lesson plan resources!

Brighten up your elementary student's self-esteem with this end of the school year lesson idea and fun classroom activity. ~ Literacy Loves Company

Garden of Greatness: a Lesson on Self-Esteem

Brighten up your elementary student's self-esteem with this end of the school year lesson idea and fun classroom activity. ~ Literacy Loves Company

FREE Syllable Counting Cards

FREE Syllable Counting Cards

the Syllable Counting Cards are a fun way to count syllables. for each picture, underneath count the number of syllables the go with the word. Children will be able to understand the meaning of syllables.

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