Do you have students challenged by learning consonant digraphs and their corresponding sounds? It's no wonder they have difficulty wrapping their little minds around the concept that two letters can represent one totally unrelated sound. What a complicated business! First, they need to ... Read More about How to Address the Challenge of Consonant Digraphs
Yes, I've encountered bats here and there... flying in a bedroom, clinging to the side of my house, flitting among the neighborhood trees at dusk, and roosting upside-down in a cavern. And while I'd rather not cross paths with a bat, I do find them fascinating creatures to learn about! I created ... Read More about Are You Absolutely Batty About Number Forms?
Would you like more resources to help give your kindergarten, first, second, and early third-grade students the repeated exposure and practice necessary to develop fluency with counting sequences? If so, these crayon-themed resources were made for you! They are perfect for back-to-school, ... Read More about 2 Colorful Ways to Boost Counting Skills
Have you assessed your students' decoding skills? Do you have a starting point for teaching those skills? If your answer is no, then here's a free tool to help you get going! This assessment for decoding one-syllable words is suitable for your kindergarten, first, and second-grade students. ... Read More about How to Assess Decoding Skills and Help Target Instruction