• Teaching Tips

    5 Beginning School Books for Kindergarten

    For some students, back to school is the most exciting time of the year.  They have spent the summer packing and repacking their book bags, admiring their shiny new supplies, and playing school with their stuffed animals.  But for others it is a truly trying and emotional right of passage, and I am not just talking about the parents!  For some pre-schoolers and kindergarteners, this will be their first time away from mom or caregivers they have known since they were born.  Even if they have been in full-time day care, a school environment is very different, with lots more children and adults, strange rooms, rigid schedules and new faces.…