3 Mindset Shifts Preschool Teachers Need to Make regarding Teaching Letter Recognition
Letter Learning… There are so many different ways to teach children letters that sometimes it can be downright confusing when trying to choose the BEST way. And by best way – I mean the best way for children, not necessarily the easiest and fastest way.
- Mindshift #1 – Letter Learning Isn’t Linear
- Mindshift #2 – Teaching Letters in Isolation leaves no way for connection
- Mindshift #3: Differentiation is important
- The Preschool Literacy List – the skills to focus on to lay the literacy foundation: https://www.lovelycommotion.com/literacy-list
Related Episodes or Blog Posts:
- Bringing Literacy into your Fall Unit: https://www.lovelycommotion.com/blog/bringing-literacy-into-fall-unit
- What is Modeled Writing in Preschool?: https://www.lovelycommotion.com/blog/what-is-modeled-writing-in-preschool
- Using Meaningful Experiences to Teach Letters: https://www.lovelycommotion.com/blog/meaningful-experiences-teach-letters
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Are you a busy preschool teacher who loves gaining new ideas, perspectives and inspiration for your classroom? The Lovely Preschool Teachers Podcast is here to help you up your confidence in educating early learners in a quick, actionable way!
As an early educator who is still in the classroom, Ashley Rives will share the ins and outs of how she runs her classroom in a play-based, child-centered way. Each week, expect a new episode focused on actionable strategies to level up your abilities and confidence as a preschool teacher.
Ashley Rives is an early educator with over 17 years of experience and a strong passion to help teachers implement child-centered learning in preschool classrooms all over the world. You can follow her on Instagram @lovelycommotion or learn more at the Lovely Commotion Preschool Resources website: www.lovelycommotion.com.