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A podcast for teachers to find new ideas, hear stories and maybe learn something new.

Creative Kindergarten Amanda

    • Education
    • 4.5 • 15 Ratings

A podcast for teachers to find new ideas, hear stories and maybe learn something new.

    172 - Are you still excited about picture books?

    172 - Are you still excited about picture books?

    In episode 172 of the Creative Kindergarten Podcast, I reflect on the decline in excitement around new picture books for educators! What do you think? I really want to hear from other educators!

    > Scarborough’s Reading Rope podcast episode: https://creativekindergartenblog.com/literacy-scope-and-sequence-scarboroughs-reading-rope-ep-133/

    > 3-Day Read-Alouds blog post: https://creativekindergartenblog.com/kindergarten-read-alouds/

    > Email me: creativekindergartenblog@gmail.com  

    To join in on the conversation with me, you can find me on:

    Teachers Pay Teachers: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Creative-Kindergarten

    Instagram: @creativekindergartenblogontpt

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/creativekindergartenbyamanda

    Blog: creativekindergartenblog.com

    • 13 min
    171 - Updates to the Ontario Kindergarten Program Document

    171 - Updates to the Ontario Kindergarten Program Document

    In episode 171 of the Creative Kindergarten Podcast, I am so excited to talk about the announcement to update the Ontario Kindergarten Program!

    > Listen to the announcement here: https://www.youtube.com/live/kdjPXuhI_5Q?si=YhiAaDgQpYENPGhK 

    > Ontario Language Curriculum (part 1): https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/S764F7JGEGb 

    > Ontario Language Curriculum (part 2): https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/9LXFz6JGEGb 

    > Kate Winn podcast episode: https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/54OHswIGEGb 

    To join in on the conversation with me, you can find me on:

    Teachers Pay Teachers: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Creative-Kindergarten

    Instagram: @creativekindergartenblogontpt

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/creativekindergartenbyamanda

    Blog: creativekindergartenblog.com

    • 18 min
    170 - Developmental Milestone Checklists

    170 - Developmental Milestone Checklists

    In episode 170 of the Creative Kindergarten Podcast, I discuss developmental milestone checklists, and how educators can use them to support families and caregivers. 

    > Looksee checklists: https://lookseechecklist.com/en/ 

    > CDC Developmental Milestones: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/milestones-2mo.html 

    > ELECT document: https://www.publications.gov.on.ca/excerpts-from-elect-022363 

    > Bright Futures Well-Child Visit Handouts: https://publications.aap.org/patiented/pages/Well-Child-Visit-Handouts 

    To join in on the conversation with me, you can find me on:

    Teachers Pay Teachers: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Creative-Kindergarten

    Instagram: @creativekindergartenblogontpt

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/creativekindergartenbyamanda

    Blog: creativekindergartenblog.com

    • 14 min
    169 - Snow pants Weather

    169 - Snow pants Weather

    In episode 169 of the Creative Kindergarten Podcast, I give you my best strategies for making it through the winter months and snowsuits! How can you feel less stressed and help your students be succesful? Listen to this week’s episode to find out!

    To join in on the conversation with me, you can find me on:

    Teachers Pay Teachers: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Creative-Kindergarten

    Instagram: @creativekindergartenblogontpt

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/creativekindergartenbyamanda

    Blog: creativekindergartenblog.com

    • 27 min
    168 - Winter Holidays Reflection

    168 - Winter Holidays Reflection

    In episode 168 of the Creative Kindergarten Podcast, I engage in a moment of self-reflective practice and give my views on celebrating holidays this winter season! I discuss centering Christmas, Elf on the Shelf and more!

    To join in on the conversation with me, you can find me on:

    Teachers Pay Teachers: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Creative-Kindergarten

    Instagram: @creativekindergartenblogontpt

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/creativekindergartenbyamanda

    Blog: creativekindergartenblog.com

    • 13 min
    167 - Answering Your Questions!

    167 - Answering Your Questions!

    In episode 167 of the Creative Kindergarten Podcast, I answer the questions I get asked most by kindergarten educators. Let’s talk free-choice centers, transitions, and vocabulary instruction!

    > Join me for Camp K3’s Snow Day: https://camp-kinder-snow-day.teachery.co/ck3-snow-day?a=emDLf7QR 

    > Free Choice Centers blog post: https://creativekindergartenblog.com/free-choice-centers-kindergarten/ 

    > 3-Day Read-Aloud blog post: https://creativekindergartenblog.com/kindergarten-read-alouds/ 

    To join in on the conversation with me, you can find me on:

    Teachers Pay Teachers: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Creative-Kindergarten

    Instagram: @creativekindergartenblogontpt

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/creativekindergartenbyamanda

    Blog: creativekindergartenblog.com

    • 32 min

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