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Gearing Up For Kindergarten!

Book Resource Links for parents
Read Aloud to your children
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/Documents/about/research/readtoyoungchild.pdf 

Dr. Marily Jager Adams
https://www.childrenofthecode.org/library/MJA-ChallengeofAdvancedTexts.pdf

Dr Marilyn Jager Adams

https://childrenofthecode.org/interviews/index.htm

Activities for early phonemic awareness

http://www.pbs.org/launchingreaders/soundsandsymbols/helpfularticles_1.html

Read Aloud:  Importance of doing this

http://www.readaloud.org/why.html

“How Much is Too Much?”  By Jean Illsley Clarke, Connie Dawson, and David Bredehoft
"Pick Up Your Socks"…and Other Skills Growing Children Need!  By Elizabeth Crary
"Common Sense Media"
"Top 10 Tips for Tech Healthy Kids"
"Why Counting Screen Time Minutes Isn't An Educational Strategy" 

Steps for Raising a Well Adjusted Kid
https://themilitarywifeandmom.com/raise-well-adjusted-kid/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialWarfare

While this article focuses on 18 months to 3 years, it has great ideas for us to use with all young children!
https://www.thefussybabysite.com/blog/q-a-with-mary-sheedy-kurcinka/

Struggling with Power Struggles?  Here are some ideas:
http://www.thriving-together.com/resources/Articles/Power-Struggles.pdf

March 22 - Screen Time and what is appropriate
April 12 - Defining Discipline
April 19 - Raising a Reader
April 26 - Learning Styles and Temperaments


Click HERE to download Gearing Up For Kindergarten Form

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