Counting Bugs!

I'll admit it,  I love my cup of coffee in the morning.  For a month now, I've been looking at the blue plastic Maxwell House container thinking that there must be some way to incorporate it into an activity.  Then it hit me.  Stick a label on the container and it'd be perfect … [Read more...]

DIBELS Next Parent Handouts

Oh, Yeah! It's DIBELS testing week.  I absolutely love listening to those kiddos read and seeing the progress they've made since the beginning of the year.   Okay, I'd admit, after the 5th day of testing, I nearly have the story of the "Cocoa Stand" memorized and I am a little … [Read more...]

Reflections on Reading

At the end of May, my oldest daughter will be graduating from high school (sniff, sniff).  Our local high school honors the top academic graduates each year by having a banquet.  Through hard work, dedication and the opportunity of having top-notch teachers all through school, … [Read more...]