Category: Parent Resources

Here you’ll find resources for parents and children.

Unlocking the benefits of the Reggio Emilia Method

Unlocking the 7+ Benefits of the Reggio Emilia Method

Today, we will take a deep dive into the Reggio Emilia Method. The Reggio Emilia educational approach is a unique method that focuses on the holistic development of young children’s ideas. What is the Reggio Emilia Method? The Reggio Emilia educational approach is a unique method that focuses on the holistic development of young children.

Is Manga Literature? The Fascinating World of Students Who Read Manga

Is Manga Literature? In this deep dive into the world of manga, we will explore the origins of this art form, delve into its immense popularity, and uncover the secrets behind its enduring appeal. Is Manga Literature? What Do You Know About Manga? As more and more young people are finding joy in reading manga,
Children's Books by Authors of Color

You Should Read These 7 Children’s Books by Authors of Color

These children’s books by authors of color are specifically for children 5 and under. We can teach children about empathy when they’re young. Children’s Books by Authors of Color I teach in South Los Angeles. My students live in a world where everyone looks like them, but for a long time school’s didn’t didn’t teach
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4 Essential Reasons to Use Project-Based Learning in your Classroom: Science & English

Project-based Learning is great for kids. In this article, we’ll explore how to use project-based learning with English and Science, and I have free printable labs for you! Introduction In today’s rapidly evolving world, it is crucial to equip young learners with the necessary skills to navigate through various challenges. English language proficiency is crucial
A parent-friendly guide to understanding English Common Core in CA.

A Parent-Friendly Guide to 7th Grade English CCSS in California

Understanding the English Common Core Standards (CCSS) is not easy. Here’s a helpful guide for 7th grade English CCSS standards in CA. As a parent, you want your child to succeed academically and be prepared for their future. However, navigating the educational system can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to understanding the Common Core
The Power of Language Registers Part II

4 Essential Ways to Harness the Power of Language Registers

In this article, I will offer practical tips for unlocking the power of language registers with children. In part I of “Unlocking The Power of Language Registers” I outlined how students living in certain areas of the United States only operate in the “Casual Register” or the register of casual language. I explained why it
15+ tips for mastering phonemic awareness.

15+ Essential Activities for Mastering Phonemic Awareness

Phonemic awareness is one of the pillars for building literacy in children. I collected these activities specifically for children working on mastering phonemic awareness! In the journey of early childhood development, few skills are as crucial as phonemic or phonological awareness. As children embark on their academic endeavors, the ability to understand and manipulate individual