Digital Classroom

Using Boom Cards to Increase Phonemic Awareness

What is Phonemic Awareness and How do we teach it? Phonemic awareness is the ability to hear, identify, manipulate, and substitute phonemes. Phonemes are the smallest unit of sound that can differentiate meaning in spoken words. The goal of every kindergarten teacher is to teach our students to read. It’s

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What is Phonemic Awareness?

Teaching young children to read is one of the greatest enjoyments of being a kindergarten teacher. To take a child from knowing just a few letters of the alphabet to a student who can read a book from start to finish is one of the greatest joys of a teaching

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Here comes Kindergarten!! Are they ready?

The more I see, the more I realize the importance of transitions. For students — and of course for their parents and teachers — the transition to Kindergarten is one of the iconic moments in life. In the world of K-to-12, it all begins with K! Now is the time

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