Kaymbu in the First Grade Classroom

Kaymbu in the First Grade Last week we had a chance to chat with Shawn Simon, a 1st Grade Teacher at Patterson Park Public Charter School in Baltimore, MD. Shawn uses the Kaymbu system in her 1st grade classroom and gave us a window into how she utilizes Kaymbu effectively in her classroom!

A Guide to Developmentally Appropriate Practices

Using Developmentally Appropriate Practices in the Classroom When you walk into an early childhood classroom what do you expect to see? Teachers, administrators, staff and educational expects probably expect to see something different than parents, children or community members. Teachers are usually taught in school what is appropriate and needed, to have a warm, welcoming Read More…

5 Ways to Establish Routines in the Classroom

Establishing Routines in the Classroom As the first month of school comes to a close, and pumpkins begin to invade everything from our stoops to our lattes, teachers begin to evaluate their classroom procedures and routines – what’s working, what’s not, what needs to tweaked and what needs to be scrapped altogether.