March 5, 2013

Writing is such an important skill for our students to master and it is really important to give your students time to work on this skill every day. It is for this reason that I implement a Writing Workshop lesson every morning in my classroom.

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February 27, 2013

Today I’m spending the day at home due to doctor’s orders. I was sick only 2 weeks ago with a cold and now it has flared up again into a viral ear and throat infection. I’m starting to lose my voice so my doctor suggested I stay at home and rest my voice before it

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February 24, 2013

This week we are going to do some work with the fabulous Bill Martin Jr book, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. I only discovered this book earlier this year on Pinterest and ordered my own copy from The Book Depository straight away!

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December 8, 2012

My kids have always been interested in bugs so it was a unit that was both relevant and interesting to them! Last weekend, my Nana was in her garden and came across some Monarch caterpillars. She collect them for me but by the time I went to visit, two had already made their cocoons! I

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October 25, 2012

This term, my prep class have been learning all about letter writing. We’ve written to story characters, our parents, our classmates and even another prep class at a different school. One of my peers told me about a video her class had watched on the smartboard – Click, clack, moo. Cows that type. I had

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