Jenna Leonard

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Recent Posts by Jenna

Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:55 PM in New Teacher
Expectations, routines and procedures are all very important. Once your students know what is expected from them through routines or rules the classroom will run smoothly and efficiently. You must go through every little step with the students at the beginning right along with them to show them exactly what you want done. If needed I have also seen many acronym posters to help with classroom manag...

Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:29 PM in How competition in schools affect kids!
I agree with this to an extent. I think that a small amount of competition is important for students to partake in. It teaches that not everything is easy to accomplish in life. Student's need to learn to work hard, be persistent, and fight for what they want. Competition in the classroom can also teach students problem solving. Teaches them that if they fail, that sometimes you have to problem so...

Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:58 PM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
Good afternoon! I have been working with young children starting at 18 months at a daycare for just over ten years now. One of the first things that I learned working there with the toddlers is how they learn through play. Using blocks, drama play, and manipulatives are just a few ways for young children to start learning through play. Toddler rooms are an important place to start children with...