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Inspire the Students in Your Classroom with these Black History Month Activities

Rollins Staff February 22, 2022

Looking to elevate your Black History lessons this month? We’ve got you covered! Rollins for Language and Literacy facilitators have compiled activities – distinguished by age group – to help you lead engaging, inclusive discussions…

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Intentional Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

Rollins Staff February 15, 2022

Black History Month is a way to recognize and honor the significant contributions, struggles, and experiences of members of the Black community. Here’s a bit of history about Black History Month. Carter G. Wilson, the…

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Fun & Simple Summer Activities for Kids

Rollins Staff June 7, 2021

With most kids out of the virtual classroom, families are exploring all the available options for keeping their children entertained this summer. With reasonable precautions, most experts think it’s safe for children’s lives to return…

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Building Your Child’s Phonological Awareness

Rollins Staff January 8, 2021

What exactly is Phonological Awareness? Phonological Awareness is the ability to notice and manipulate the sounds of spoken language. Phonological awareness requires strong listening skills as children must attend to sounds of spoken language in…

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Implementing Phonological Awareness in Your PreK Classroom

Rollins Staff January 8, 2021

Phonological Awareness: Phonological Awareness is the ability to notice and manipulate the sounds of spoken language. Phonological awareness requires strong listening skills as children must attend to sounds of spoken language in the absence of…

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Winter Holiday Books to Read with Your Kids

Rollins Staff December 16, 2020

Winter is the perfect season to introduce children to the rich diversity of experiences our world offers through learning around the seasonal holidays and festivities around the globe. Children love learning about different cultures and…

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Lesson Plan & Classroom Activities: The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza by Philemon Sturges

Rollins Staff December 8, 2020

This week’s book is The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza by Philemon Sturges. The Little Red Hen Makes A Pizza START Read 1 This first read focuses on explaining the key events of the…

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Read Aloud At Home: The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza by Philemon Sturges

Rollins Staff December 7, 2020

The weeks past have focused on the importance of talking and reading with children and the role it plays in their ability to read when they are older. There is a name for this…. Language…

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Read Aloud At Home: Matthew and Tilly by Rebecca C. Jones

Rollins Staff November 30, 2020

Reading with your child is a great way to connect and have special time with them, learn new vocabulary and concepts, and engage in meaningful conversations. Today we will show you the READ technique that…

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Lesson Plan & Classroom Activities: Matthew and Tilly by Rebecca C. Jones

Rollins Staff November 30, 2020

Matthew and Tilly START Read 1 This week’s book is Matthew and Tilly. This first read focuses on explaining the key events of the story and pushing in target vocabulary. Matthew and Tilly START Read…

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Communicating Clearly During COVID

Rollins Staff November 20, 2020

Face coverings, masks specifically, have certainly proven to be a challenge through the COVID pandemic.  How many times do you finish a sentence to realize you aren’t even sure what you said… because your mask…

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Celebrating Native American Heritage Month and Thanksgiving

Rollins Staff November 13, 2020

November is Native American Heritage Month, a great time to uplift and celebrate the histories, traditions, and contributions of the diverse, multifaceted Native American cultural groups in our country! Last month we shared tips on Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the Classroom to highlight the importance of giving a voice to our…