15 Picture Books for Teaching Grammar and Conventions

15 Picture Books for Teaching Grammar and Conventions

Looking for some fun picture books to spice up your grammar instruction? Here are 15 picture books for teaching grammar in Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade! I’ve included Amazon affiliate links for each book. Click on the cover image of any of the texts to read more about it or purchase! Nouns and Verbs…Continue Reading

How To Find Time for Grammar Instruction (in K-2)

How To Find Time for Grammar Instruction (in K-2)

The school day is sooo packed! It’s so hard to fit everything in, right?! Grammar or language arts instruction is essential. But when do you teach it? How do you find time for it all? In today’s post, I’ll explain why grammar instruction does not need to take up tons and tons of time. I’ll…Continue Reading

Best Practices for Teaching Grammar in K-2

Best Practices for Teaching Grammar in K-2

When you think about your own experiences with learning grammar, what comes to mind? As a student, I remember diagramming sentences…using a musty old grammar book with yellowed pages….exercises that put me to sleep…and generally disliking grammar altogether. Can you relate? As a teacher, I’d never want my own students to have the same experience.…Continue Reading

Monkeys in the Gymnasium: Stories of Teaching Abroad

Monkeys in the Gymnasium: Stories of Teaching Abroad

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to teach in another country? There exists whole group of teachers who move from school to school, country to country … getting to experience life and education all over the world! Sounds pretty amazing, right? Kindergarten teacher Kristi Budworth has taught in multiple countries, and she…Continue Reading