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Laura Starnes
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A Day in the Life of Full Day Kindergarten - Part 3
Photo Credit: www.canstockphotos.com I hope you are enjoying my hour by hour look at a Full Day of Kindergarten. I have talked about  Arrival, Morning Work, Morning Meeting/Message and  Planning Time Before moving on to the next hour, after I pick up the ki...

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A Day in the Life of Full Day Kindergarten - Part 2
I am back for Part 2! Monday we went through Morning Work, Meeting and Message.  Hour TWO - 8:45-9:45 The 2nd hour of my day is actually our planning time. It begins with a restroom and water break for my kids. Then the kiddos go to one of their specialists...

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Good new for our family this summer!

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A few simple ideas for rounding up next year's kindergarten students.

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Kindergarten Round Up!
This past week was a crazy one. I had to stay after school for something everyday. Tuesday we stayed for our Kindergarten Round Up.  I don't know the origin of the "Round-Up" idea, but this was our first year calling it that...to "round-up" our new kiddos f...

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My New Crazy Life
Since my last post in August of last year, my life has been a big whirlwind of crazy. It's been a good kind of crazy, an expensive kind of crazy, a crazy kind of crazy. Middle of August, my husband and I were asked a huge question. I knew the answer right a...

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Making Sense of Math: Reasoning Strategies
I am hosting again for our Making Sense of Math Series and this weeks topic is  Reasoning Strategies This one can definitely be a tough one for our kindergarten students. Many are still just learning the concept of numbers and grasping the basic understandi...

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Making Sense of Math: Estimation
Last week, I completely bombed in the blogging world. That last Sunday, we threw my mom a surprise Retirement Party! She was completely shocked. After that, my niece and nephew stayed with my parents and we had fun filled days every day! It was a great week...

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Product Review: Connectaballs
I was recently given the opportunity to play with a new "toy". And I must say I LOVE it. The possibilities are endless! It is a wooden puzzle toy that has a stretchy string. There are 8 wooden balls on each string and they can be twisted and connected in ma...
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