My students are curious, adventurous, and creative kindergarten students! They thrive on learning new academic skills and creating class projects.
My students are from low-income families, and many of my students have little computer knowledge.
I have been using Google Classroom for my kindergarten students, and I have a small number of my students completing all of their assignments on a weekly basis.
Most of my students check in and complete 1-2 assignments for the week, and I have 3-4 students who do not use the Internet at all and only rely on packets from me. This breaks my heart because I know all of my students are capable and thrive in my classroom.
Distance learning for kindergarten is rough! My students have been trying for weeks now and only a few are really enjoying it. Many of my students are starting to lose interest in online learning because it lacks the use of manipulatives and creativity that they are so accustomed to within a classroom setting.
My students love to create fun, imaginative stories by using their own invented spellings and knowledge of sight words.
By Spring, my students can write several sentences, even a paragraph, on their own! However, it has been hard to keep their interest in learning sight words and alphabet letter names/sounds through distance learning.
Many of my students' families do not have the resources to find or create reading manipulatives for their child. Please help me send a First Words Kit and a Lady Bug Letters Kit to each of my students so they can have fun building their puzzles while at the same time learning their sight words and Alphabet Letters.
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