Kindergarten Readiness

What do teachers want your child to know when he enters kindergarten? Some of the things I would like my students to know coming into kindergarten are identification of letter names and some sounds, recognition of numbers 1-10, the ability to write and recognize their names, recognition of basic colors and shapes, and the ability to cut with scissors. It is also very important for each child to... Read more

“Yet”- you can be sure!

I have participated in many fields of employment in my life so far.  These include archaeology, phlebotomy and a scad of constructions jobs. But truthfully, none has taught me more about myself and my own ability to learn than working as a para-educator. There are as many aspects to being a great para-educator in a small, intimate school as there are positions in the school building and this... Read more