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Sara Gaitan
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Make Math Fun!

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Making Math Fun!
 One of my favorite centers is the Math Center. Now I am no fan of math, but being in a Dual Immersion program means that most of my materials/activities need to be in Spanish. However, when it comes to math, it goes across both languages, in that the only ...

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This school year has been so busy, but now as we hit mid-year, things are starting to run a little smoothly!
Read all about what has been happening, in my lastest blog post!

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Kindergarten learning needs to be fun, engaging and meaningful!
  Ok, so it happened. For the first time in my 10+ years of teaching, I was asked by my principal to present at a staff meeting. Keep in mind that I am new to California, new to the school district, new to a Dual Immersion school AND in a new grade level......

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Las Vocales/ The Vowels
  As a teacher who is new to teaching in Spanish at the Kindergarten level, it is hard to find good quality teaching resources (that are aligned with Common Core) to use, but thank goodness for Teachers Pay Teachers and some amazing teachers who have taken ...

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Finding a Center System that works.... Mission Accomplished!

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Finding A Center System That Works...
   I think one of the most overwhelming things for me when it comes to teaching Kindergarten is that there is sooo much for kids to learn and so much that needs to be done throughout the year.  The whole idea of center time and center rotations is a dauntin...

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Classroom Reveal ... FINALLY!
   Ok, we have now officially been in school for 2 weeks! And I am finally ready to reveal my classroom pics to the Blogger World!    My school is fairly new, just recently opened in 2013 with just one Prek and two Kindergarten classrooms, with additional g...

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When the shoe doesn't fit...
  Wow... has it really been over 6 months since my last post? Things have changed ALOT in that time... Hmm, where do I begin?   Well, first off, I want to say that No- there have not been any huge life changes, like the loss of a family member or the additi...

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La Leyenda de La Flor de Nochebuena / The Legend of the Poinsettia
   I hate how time has gotten away from me once again! This year has been by far, the fastest that a school year has gone...I cannot believe that it is already December 13th!    This past week, we started a Holidays Around The World mini unit. In the primar...
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