Learning Environments & Curriculum

International Talk like a Pirate Day

So how do pirates talk? Today is a day to have fun with the kids and the other teachers. Let parents know ahead of time and dress up like a pirate. Practice your pirate vocabulary ahead of time so you can teach your class, Pirate Speak.  Here are some words with their translations: Ahoy –… Continue reading International Talk like a Pirate Day

Learning Environments & Curriculum

Interest Centers: Library Center

Children love books. The pictures can spark imaginative ideas and the words inspire literacy.  But too many times I’ve seen classrooms with just ripped and torn remnants of what was once a book.  Would you want to look a book that had pages missing and no cover?  Would that inspire you to read?  It doesn’t… Continue reading Interest Centers: Library Center