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Posts Made By: RealisticPreK
Board: Kindergarten 11-19-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
I currently teach preK, and I don't know what...

I currently teach preK, and I don't know what this is, but it sounds interesting. I'd love to get some titles!!

I have told (not read word for word) students some books that probably qualify for...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 11-19-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
Heard of this?

Has anyone had experience with Action Reading, a reading program for children and illiterate adults? (website: www.actionreading.com)

I'm considering buying it ($59) to supplement what I already...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 07-06-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
Look at the Kindergarten board also

I'm pretty sure I very recently read a kindergarten teacher saying (not on this board, apparently--I just checked the entire first page of entries on the Kindergarten board of this website) that she...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 07-03-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
If it's handwriting or cutting with scissors, I...

If it's handwriting or cutting with scissors, I group by different levels so you can work with the 2 who have difficulty with either skill, while the rest putter along doing their work.

I have an...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 05-01-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
I would leave. What it something happens with...

I would leave. What it something happens with that CPS situation? Would you be responsible?

Also, what a shame. You probably won't be able to use this place as a work reference, either.
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 04-23-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
Use DVD and CD

I teach young children, and they learn letters and especially letter sounds using the Leapfrog Letter Factory (cost $12). I skip the intro and go straight to Letter A and then we watch as long as...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 04-22-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
Perhaps type up grids. I have a list of kids...

Perhaps type up grids.

I have a list of kids names down the left side. I have a bunch of boxes after the names. I laminated it. I posted one on the bathroom door. That one has a list of...
Board: Kindergarten 04-22-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
I actually teach 3 year olds who go on to the...

I actually teach 3 year olds who go on to the PreK room next.

I do teach the children to recognize and name lowercase letters and their sounds (as well as capitals, of course). I love using the...
Board: Kindergarten 03-30-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
Handwriting

I teach young 4's to write their names.

I have been teaching the children to use one capital and the rest lowercase letters, but my director prefers all capital letters, although she is willing...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 02-19-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
Q ideas

I traced a capital Q on 20 purple sheets of construction paper (purple for royalty) and a crown on a half-sheet of yellow paper, and the kids cut out the Q, glued on the crown, and made a face in the...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 11-28-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
Thank you for your recommendation. I haven't...

Thank you for your recommendation. I haven't heard of this collection, and I am so grateful that you told me about it! I am going to check it out. THANKS AGAIN.
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 11-10-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
a DVD for learning number identification

Is there a DVD out there that is effective at teaching number identification for 4 year olds? I already use the Heidi songs Jumping Numbers CD.

I'm trying to find something for numbers that is as...
Board: Kindergarten 10-10-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
I might be too late to help you, but this is what...

I might be too late to help you, but this is what I do:

A puffy caterpillar in the shape of a C. I trace them, and the kids cut out. (you know, like you trace little C's around to form one side...
Board: Kindergarten 10-10-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
I rhyme their names every day as I call them to...

I rhyme their names every day as I call them to go to the bathroom, or line up. So for Mary, I say Terry, Larry, Sarry, then I pause and say Mary!!
Board: Kindergarten 10-10-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
Well, you did ask for tricks! When I teach...

Well, you did ask for tricks!

When I teach 2, I show a large numeral 2 (I use this one from this website: http://www.makinglearningfun.com/themepages/RacecarHighwayNumbers.htm).

I start at...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 09-29-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
Have you seen these?

https://www.pre-kpages.com/products/alphabet-roads/

http://www.makinglearningfun.com/themepages/RacecarHighwayNumbers.htm

I print out in color and put these in binders on the floor and play...
Board: Kindergarten 08-15-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
Thank you!

THANK YOU, IteachK2010 for that long list of great ideas.

I had posted my question, but then hadn't logged onto this website for a while. Needless to say, I was so delighted to get your response...
Board: Kindergarten 08-01-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
How do you handle SPED children in your regular ed classroom?

I anticipate being asked this question in an interview for an early childhood position in an elementary school setting.

I'm not sure of a good way to deal with SPED kids who are disruptive. I...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 07-03-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
I hope you are a micro-manager, because if you...

I hope you are a micro-manager, because if you are dealing with very young 3 year olds, that is an essential skill. It's important to perfect your 'neutral' voice, too.

I'm firm, but not a...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 06-11-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
Misbehaving on cot at naptime

Does anyone have any suggestions?

I have a 3 year, 4 month old boy who lies quietly for everyone else, but for me he sits up, squeals, slaps the floor or wall and in general is not behaving as he...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 05-26-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
check out Heidi songs blog. Her CDs for letters...

check out Heidi songs blog. Her CDs for letters and sounds, numbers and sight words (#1 and the one with the colors) are fantastic, BTW.
...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 03-21-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
www.prekpages.com www.themeasuredmom.com ...

www.prekpages.com
www.themeasuredmom.com
www.thisreadingmama.com (her learning the alphabet section is fantastic)
www.heidisongs.com (check out her blog, and I would buy her $15 CDs on letters...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 03-21-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
If you have a criticism, then sandwich the bad...

If you have a criticism, then sandwich the bad news between 2 nice comments.

Ex. Child has been pushing other kids for a couple of days, a few times a day.

Tell parents that child put away...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 03-21-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
So are you in the pk3 classroom for the rest of...

So are you in the pk3 classroom for the rest of the day?

Are you sure you are allowed TWENTY kids at that age? My state only allows a maximum of 10 children in that age range.

I would read to...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 03-06-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By RealisticPreK
I used a Magic Eraser!! It worked like a...

I used a Magic Eraser!!

It worked like a charm. Fast and while some smeared color remained, it wasn't much and other kids could use the laminated sheets right after.



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