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Children’s Book Review: Two Books to Get Your Child Ready for School

KISSES FOR KINDERGARTEN By: Livingstone Crouse Illustrated by: Macky Pamintuan Published: June 13, 2017 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Picture Book Stella Isabella Harden has decided she doesn’t need to go to school. She can get everything that she would learn at Kindergarten by staying home and playing school with her dog Buster. Stella and Buster…
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Children’s Book Week – B is for Breakdancing Bear Sticker Activity Book

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.  Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect!  The 98th anniversary of Children’s…
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World Teachers’ Day with Grammarly

The most important person in a child’s life besides a parent/grandparent/guardian is a teacher. Teachers spend the majority of the day with your child. Teachers are introducing concepts to your child beyond reading and math, like social skills, time management, and hard work. Those skills are just as important as anything they will learn in…
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Bennett’s KCRG TV9 Interview

Yesterday, KCRG TV9 News came out to do a story at our school. We are one of the few districts in the state that offers WiFi on our school buses. Because we have such a large district that travels over several hundred miles, kids can be on the bus for an hour or more each…
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A Reluctant Reader No Longer

As a substitute teacher, I come in and do my job and leave. Even though I know most of the kids and am able to keep track of their school progress and social life, I feel like I really don’t make much of an impact. I basically check in, do my job, and go home.…
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Sunday Snippets 8.24.14

On Sundays, I like to share snippets from our life here in small town Iowa.   Our kids are active.  We are involved in our community.  It seems there is always something going on.   I’d love to hear snippets from your life as well! Sadly, we only took one trip to Orange Leaf this…
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Back-to-School Teacher Emergency Kit

Last Thursday was our Back-to-School Open House night and today is our First Day of School.  I wanted to put together something special for Reagan’s fourth grade teacher.  She has been the fourth grade teacher for all three of our kids, which I think is pretty neat.   I have seen various versions of Teacher…
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Children’s Book Review: The Take Back of Lincoln Junior High By Roseanne Cheng

THE TAKE BACK OF LINCOLN JUNIOR HIGH By: Roseanne Cheng Published: March 23, 2014 Publisher: Wise Ink Fiction Looking for a book for your middle school aged child to read this summer? THE TAKE BACK OF LINCOLN JUNIOR HIGH would be an excellent choice.  This book fits the category of “Teachable Lit” and would give…
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Get Ready for Back 2 School With The Confident Mom

Are you looking for a way to make that transition from summer to school easier?  Are you sending your Kindergartner off to school for the very first time?  Has your family been enjoying the lazy days of summer and you have no idea how to get back on track for alarm clocks and rushed mornings?…
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Valentine’s Box Idea

Do you need a Valentine’s box idea for school or home?  Check out my post from last year on what Reagan made for her school box.  We are using it again this year! http://www.sincerelystacie.com/2012/02/valentine-box.html
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