How To Make Online Teaching Fun
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How To Make Online Teaching Fun

In the coming months and years it is going to be of vital importance that we all, as teachers, learn how to make our online teaching more fun and engaging. This can be achieved in a number of ways, learning the technology, using games in our lessons, using safe social networks, lesson designs, going on virtual field trips, showing patience with your students, increasing interactivity and many more

How to Teach Cursive Writing to Kindergarten.
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How to Teach Cursive Writing to Kindergarten.

The teaching of cursive writing follows a set of steps that help students learn and master each skill before moving on. Practicing letter strokes, writing single letters, concentrating on lower case before upper case and then practicing words for a scaffolded program for children to learn quickly and effectively.

What are the best Online Phonics Games for Kindergarten?
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What are the best Online Phonics Games for Kindergarten?

Online Phonics games for Kindergarten can include spelling, reading, listening and even writing games, these can be online and offline, free and paid, and quick and in depth, group and individual games. These phonics games will include single sounds and simple word blending which are suitable for kindergarten levels.

100+ Fantastic Fun Phonics Worksheets and activities
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100+ Fantastic Fun Phonics Worksheets and activities

The phonics worksheets we have linked below will follow this format. We include the following phonics worksheets

Single Sounds and Onset and Rime Worksheets
CVC Worksheets
Long and Short Vowels Worksheets
Blends and Digraphs Worksheets
Syllable Worksheets

We have put these into collections which are also highlighted on the page where needed as well. The individual worksheets are free

How to Teach making Inferences Reading Stratagy
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How to Teach making Inferences Reading Stratagy

Inferring is a reading comprehension strategy that aims to help children and students find information that is not explicitly revealed in a text. The colloquialism would be to read between the lines. For example ”the color drained from her face” could be used to infer the character was scared or shocked. This skill teaches students to attach further meaning to the text and predict or infer author meaning

How to teach Activating Prior Knowledge
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How to teach Activating Prior Knowledge

Activating Prior Knowledge, also referred to as making connections, as a reading comprehension strategy encompasses two main ideas, it is the the enabling of students to access the relevant information they have already learnt, and to be able to identify if that information is absent and use strategies to learn it.

How to Teach Questioning Reading Comprehension
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How to Teach Questioning Reading Comprehension

Questioning as a reading comprehension strategy encourages readers to engage with the text. Using questioning strategies will help the reader understand both the meaning and the purpose of the texts they read. It is also the sign of a more developed reader, as there is less emphasis on actually reading the words, as these skills are already developed, and more focus on understanding and comprehending the meaning and intent of the text.