Grumpy Monkey: Managing Emotions with 9 Picture Books

Grumpy. Grouchy. Cranky. Irritable. Crabby. You name it…we’ve all felt it. Most adults have ways of managing our emotions, but children haven’t figured it out yet. Emotions often run wild and unchecked. As adults, guiding children through the maze of…

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5 Fun & Easy Ideas for Segmenting and Blending Phonemes

Segmenting and Blending phonemes in the early grades is not just a game, it’s crucial. This vital part of phonemic awareness will lead to future success in decoding and encoding. For kindergarten and first-grade teachers, fostering phoneme segmenting and blending…

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