Author: Nancy Brown

Hey everyone! My name is Nancy Brown and I have been a primary elementary school teacher for 28 years. I have spent the last 14 years teaching first grade in Georgia and I loved it! I am currently "retired" in South Carolina and am enjoying spending time with my grandchildren. I love to stay up to date with educational practices, ideas, and resources. I hope to share these with you!
Using Word Work to Target Phonemic Awareness Skills
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Using Word Work to Target Phonemic Awareness Skills

Are you using word work time in your classroom? If not, you’re likely missing out on a valuable opportunity to practice a variety of phonemic awareness skills with your students! Not to mention, word work is just plain FUN! Today, let’s chat about the connection between word work and phonemic awareness in the primary classroom,…

St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Lucky Learners
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St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Lucky Learners

Calling all leprechauns! Who’s ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the primary classroom?! I love holiday celebrations, and even more so with young students. There’s just something magical about holiday fun through the eyes of a child, right?! St. Patrick’s Day has always been a favorite of mine since it brightens up the classroom…