Inside a kindergarten classroom with Augustana students

Kindergarteners can use iPads…Can You?

After our second full week back to Longfellow working with the kindergarteners, I am finally back in the rhythm of working with them two days every week. I am also doing my 4 clinical hours each week in the same kindergarten classroom, so the students know me very well by now, but after my number [...]

Ready for Action!

This past week I finished up the Kathy Richardson Assessment. After going over the results of the assessment, I placed some of the students into the appropriate categories depending on how successful they were at completing one of the three tasks I evaluated them on. I have identified threes tudents according to Kathy Richardson’s terms [...]

A Variety of Resources for Every Skill Level

After two weeks away from working with the kindergarteners at Longfellow because of their spring break, we were back in the classrooms last week. I was able to work with students with a variety of skill levels in the three number sense skill areas we have decided to focus our research on, which are counting [...]

Usefulness of Electronic Activities

We were finally back to working with the kindergarten students this week at Longfellow, and we have began to focus more on our research angle. So starting now, we will aim our focus towards the number sense skills students learn in kindergarten, and the success rate of these skills using manipulative’s and technology. On Tuesday, the teacher [...]

Kathy Richardson Assessment for Kindergartners

Since we are kicking off the research development for our number sense project, we need to determine the levels of knowledge the kindergarten students possess. The Kathy Richardson Math Assessment forstudents on counting a pile of objects, counting out a particular quantity, and adding one more or one less to a number. After working on these three tasks [...]