Inside a kindergarten classroom with Augustana students

Memory loss…

Hello, I think our first order of business should be to celebrate the fact our teacher is back with us, and the classroom has returned back to its lovely state of Kindergarten Craziness, which is different than frightening chaos. It was a very reassuring to have our commander in chief back, and the kindergartners were [...]

Ups and Downs of Kindergarten

Hello Blog Readers, This is a follow up to Julies Blog about inconsistency, and a very late one I may add. Last Wednesday was a very interesting day for me, and I believe it was one that best show cases the range of abilities, and inconsistency we see with our students occasionally.

Adding by 10′s and Cruising Along

Hello Blog Readers, I missed being able to tell you about all the wonderful happenings while we’ve been away! As usual on Wednesday I worked with Michelle and Will, as well as Ashley. So to start of the Blog on a FANTASTIC note, Ashley has finally counted to 100! She did it without any cues [...]

Moving on Up

Hello Everyone! I apologize for not blogging as punctually as I usually do, things were quite interesting yesterday and I just lost track of time. Yesterday, was a complicated schedule for our Kindergartner’s so they were a little antsy to say the least. They had gym at 9 which interfered with our work time, but [...]

40 isn’t over the hill, but it’s close!

Greetings Blog Readers! Today was an exciting day in kindergarten! They have almost finished making all their letters, and Sarah, Julie, and I got our Valentine’s. I began my day as I do most Wednesday’s. Working with Will and Michelle. I decided to keep with the theme of Dominoes and adding. However, I noticed last [...]

It would be the same…

Hello everyone! I hope everyone is doing well after the lovely snow/earthquake in some cases. You gotta love Illinois weather! The weather seems to have turned up some rowdy instincts in our Kindergartner’s, because when they got in the classroom today there were wild! It took a while for them to settle down. After they [...]

Dominoes, Computers, and Adding Oh MY!

Happy Wednesday To All! My blog will once again be different because my usual Wednesday students were absent today so I had to do some spur of the moment planning. Nothing like thinking on your feet to make you feel like your a real teacher! Anyway, like I said, Will and Michelle were absent today, [...]

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

Hello Blogastana (Augustana+Blog)! It’s time for me to update you on my wonderful day, and the progress that our children are making. Today was the 100th day of school, which means that the Kindergartners have been in school for 100 days already! Today was a very eventful day, and my blog will be a continuation [...]

I’m Going to Write a Really Big Number!

Well, I have the lovely pleasure of being the first to kick of our Number Sense Blog! I’m excited, and today was actually an interesting day so it should make for a good read. I’m Laura Valentine, and to learn more about me you can read my bio, because I’m not going to bore you [...]