The First Three Months with a Toddler and Newborn

The transition to becoming a mother of two was a wonderful, chaotic, and emotional one. The first six weeks were a huge adjustment for all of us–especially for Paul. Paul has ADORED Chiara since the very first time he met her. He loves to hold her hand while they are nursing together; he loves to…

Teaching Paul the Foundational Skills Required for Literacy Achievement: Part One

Good afternoon and happy Wednesday! When Paul turned 8 months old, he finally reached an age where he loved to read books. As an early childhood educator and a post-graduate student studying literacy, I want to ensure that I provide Paul with an early childhood education that will ensure that he obtains literacy achievement. These are…

Hello There =D

Good evening and happy Saturday! On this blog, I will be recording videos of me reading children’s books which will be uploaded each week with the hopes of providing literacy access to all children. I will also post audios of me reading to my class to demonstrate fun ways to incorporate student involvement while reading…

Multimodal Teaching — A Reading to My Class: “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed”

Good afternoon and happy Saturday! I am so excited to share an audio demonstrating my students engagement with the book “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed.” This book not only strengthens literacy development, but also the development of understanding mathematical concepts. This is a classroom favorite, I hope that you enjoy =D

Multimodal Teaching — A Reading to My Class: “Go Dog Go”

Good evening and happy Saturday! I am super excited to share an audio of me reading “Go Dog Go” by P.D. Eastman to my wonderful students. This audio demonstrates how the use of multimodal teaching completely engages the students in the story. I hope that you enjoy =D

Multimodal Teaching — A Reading to My Class: “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom”

      Good afternoon and happy Saturday! =D Above is an audio of me reading the book “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” to my amazing students. In this audio, you will hear how I use multimodal teaching (which is super important when recording for the edTPA) while reading to my students. This reading is multimodal because…