The play-based learning and individualized strategies in this practical book build on the wide range of literacy skills present in the kindergarten classroom. This valuable resource explores simple ways to use traditional learning centres to provide children with real and authentic reasons to listen, speak, read, write, and view. Teachers will find a wealth of resources for creating meaningful learning experiences, including:
This highly readable book will support teachers as they move beyond worksheets and nurture students on their journey to lifelong literacy.
Krista Flemington has over 20 years of education experience. A teacher with the Toronto District School Board, Krista runs dynamic, child-centred programs from Kindergarten to Grade 3. A former school literacy coordinator, she has written curriculum and teacher support documents and supports colleagues through workshops and seminars. Krista lives in Toronto with her husband and two daughters.
Linda Hewins has more than 40 years of experience as a teacher, curriculum leader, and administrator. Linda’s books, workshops, and seminars for teachers and parents stress the importance of balanced literacy programs that include good literature, direct teacher instruction, and student choice. Linda is a strong advocate for the development of programs that encourage children to become engaged in their own learning. Linda lives in Grafton, Ontario
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