Young Children with Disabilities: How Play and Learning Skills are Affected

Children with disabilities will have significant differences in how they approach play and what they will experience during that play. They are limited in their ability to participate in self-initiated and self-regulated free play. This can cause an impact on … Continue reading “Young Children with Disabilities: How Play and Learning Skills are Affected”

Bread and Jam for Frances Lesson Plan: Proper Nutrition for Picky Eaters

For Picky Eaters In the beloved old favorite, Bread and Jam for Frances, by Russell Hoban, Frances becomes a picky eater. All she likes to eat is bread and jam. In this lesson students will learn the nutrition terms, balance, … Continue reading “Bread and Jam for Frances Lesson Plan: Proper Nutrition for Picky Eaters”

Learn How To Make a Flannel Board to Enhance Story Time for Your Preschoolers

A favorite in any preschool classroom is the flannel story board. This visual aid enchants children while encouraging literacy and imagination. Flannel boards are wonderful pre-reading tools and strategies, reinforcing the concepts of story sequencing, story characters, setting, and story … Continue reading “Learn How To Make a Flannel Board to Enhance Story Time for Your Preschoolers”

Emergent Writing Stages and History of Emergent Writing

Definition and History Emergent writing stages can be defined as a theory of literacy development. It refers to the dynamic and overlapping stages of early writing ability that all children pass through, leading up to conventional writing. The theory evolved … Continue reading “Emergent Writing Stages and History of Emergent Writing”

Hollywood Bulletin Board & Film Strip Story Line for Elementary Students

Movie Clapper Board Madness Instruct students to each bring one 3 by 5 inch photo of themselves to school. Give each student one question related to a book that also has a film adaptation. Use a book covered in a … Continue reading “Hollywood Bulletin Board & Film Strip Story Line for Elementary Students”