Windows, Mirrors, and Own Voices
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Books Plus Gifts for Young Scientists!
Over the years, I’ve been sharing some of my favorite books along with the perfect gifts to go with them. It really is one of my favorite recipes for gifts for children: 1 great book + 1 fun toy = sure-fire winner with loads of use!
On top of that, this list includes links to Amazon, which is another favorite ingredient: not running around to stores. Especially this time of year, the more I can order without ever getting into a car (or a parking lot) the better!
Advanced Content Coverage at Kindergarten: What Can We Really Learn from this Controversial New Study?
The debate over the roles of play and academics in kindergarten is not new. While my first response to this tired argument is always that it is a false dichotomy, a more specific challenge has recently entered the arena and therefore deserves a more specific response.
Do YOU Know Your Letter Sounds?
The 2017 Books Plus Gift List is Here!
For the past five years, I’ve been sharing some of my favorite books along with the perfect gifts to go with them. It really is one of my favorite recipes for gifts for children: 1 great book + 1 fun toy = sure-fire winner with loads of use!
School Readiness AND Developmentally Appropriate Practice? How to Get on the Same Page with Parents.
When I do workshops and trainings with teachers, I often hear several variations of the same question.
“But what about at home?”
Preschool Reading Instruction and Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Can You Have Both?
What does “teaching reading” look like in a developmentally appropriate early childhood classroom?
Language for Literacy – The Importance of Building Vocabulary in Preschool
“Does he ever stop talking?”
2016 Books Plus Gifts for Kids of All Ages!
I love giving books as gifts. There’s something magical about those pages, especially when they land in the hands of a child.
I’ve put together lists of books paired with gift items in the past. You’ll find last year’s list here, some of my all time favorites here, and my first list (also some of my absolute favorites) here.
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