An effective bilingual morning preschool routine occurs when the classroom environment operates systematically. Does this mean that children have to follow instructions in a robotic mode?
An active classroom offers children the opportunity to foster learning and creativity. With so many interactive tools available for teachers, learning with scissors, glue, paint, crayons, and other writing tools become second nature.
A morning preschool routine involves reading a book, creating stories, and painting the imagination with innovative ideas. While computer software and technology promotes learning in more engaging ways, learning through computers does not have to be the only way to learn.
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Letter recognition impacts the learning of many children in the classroom. Recognizing letters influences the young readers to evaluate and correlate sounds with letters meanwhile affecting reading skills. Teachers know students need a solid foundation of letters and phonics.
As much as reading is necessary for life, students need a basis to learn the different mechanics of letter identification. Teaching the alphabet before interpretation is widespread acceptance. So, many educators embark on developing curriculums to teach the alphabet first before introducing sounds and sight words.
Logically, letter recognition takes a path of identification and phoneme awareness. Children, on the other hand, learn about letters and sounds when teachers introduce patterns associating prior knowledge.
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Do you know how students learn the most from the left side activities in their interactive notebooks?
The left side activities of interactive notebooks is sometimes the most hands-on experience for most students. It is also the most fun. On this side, students participate more with their learning.
They are more active in completing questions and offering feedback. Amazingly, students like to collaborate more with each other, as well.
Problem-solving or searching for answers are easier for students with these simple activities. As a matter of fact, interactive notebooks help students not only become active learners but to ask questions as they are learning.
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