Kindergarten Teacher


This is a space for me to share and reflect on my journey as a Kindergarten teacher. I am most passionate about play, inquiry and technology. I believe that relationships matter and that they are the key to success in the classroom.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Photo Tour of My Class 2014

    The first few pics are taken with the GoPro to get a wide-angle. If you have questions about anything just let me know.

    The science shelf. Kids have access to the globe, hand lens, goggles, balance scale and various other tools any time.

    We have seven classroom computers and two windows! I would give up the computers..

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  • Using the Calendar Like a Calendar

    Last year I wrote about changing the focus of calendar time. The goal was to have the kids actually using the calendar. You can read about that change here.
    Using the year-round calendar was a major success in my room. The kids used it daily and we referenced it often. It was common to see a..

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  • Join Me on #teacherfriends Twitter Chat

    Many of you know I am a big fan of using twitter to connect with educators and for constant professional development. This Tuesday at 9:00pm EST I will be helping to moderate a new chat called #teacherfriends on Twitter. This chat was created as a space for teachers who are new to twitter to get a chance..

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  • Classroom Cribs

    This is a guest post from Erin Klein, AJ Juliani and Ben Gilpin.
    As we look towards the 2014-2015 school year, one question continually jumps out to me as an educator: How do our learning spaces impact our students?
    As a new English teacher I remember getting into my classroom for the first time. I set up the..

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  • Resources for Ditching the Behavior System

    This post is simply blog posts and resources I find that support getting rid of the color chart or behavior system. I keep hearing many people want to remove these systems but don’t know where to start or are forced to use them. Hopefully these resources will give you the inspiration needed to try it..

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