On 4/12/15, DonnaR/CA wrote:
> Flacka has given you some good ideas, and she's right on. I am
> just finishing up my first year in Kinder (after 10 years in
> music), and find that I've been through all of this.
> Among books and blogspots that I have found to be helpful:
> MORNING MEETING, AFTERNOON WRAP UP - by Donna Whyte -
she has a
> lot of great management ideas. She includes some of her
> songs and chants (IMPORTANT in Kinder!) in this book too.
> WORKSHEETS DON'T GROW DENDRITES - by Marcia Tate. This
> actually part of an online book-study among a few of the
> and First Grade bloggers, and everyone can follow along. I
> we're up to Chapter 12 right now, but catching up wouldn't be
> difficult. It makes you really think about your teaching, what
> you want to teach, how you want to teach it so that the kids
> will learn it, and more.
> Blogspots that I like are mrsjumpsclass.blogspot.com (Deanna
> Jump, who sells quite a bit of great stuff on TPT),
> mrswillskindergarten.com (Deedee Wills, another one that sells
> good stuff on TPT), Donna Whyte's TheSmartieZone.com, and
> herdingkats.blogspotcom (you will feel, at times, that getting
> K's ready to go somewhere is like Herding Kats, so this is a
> well-named blogspot, grin).