Busy Bee Kindergarten

Randee Bergen
Experience and expertise in providing a strong foundation for kindergarten students.
Created 30 Dec 2020
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  • Lesson Plans for Week of 11/29
    28 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Hello! It is my intention to post the upcoming week’s lesson plans every Sunday. I won’t be writing a lot about the plans; however, feel free to ask me anything (AMA) for more details or for clarifica...
  • Video: Heart Word Routines
    28 Nov 2021 • 12 min read • 3 4
    Heart words are irregular high frequency words, irregular meaning that their spelling does not match the phonemes we hear or the regular phonics rules of our language. When it comes to heart words and...
  • Video: A Sampling of Kindergarten in November
    22 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 2
    Hello! I figured we could all use a break from the weekly centers/small group instruction videos I’ve been putting out. This week, instead, I took footage of a few other things: phonological awareness...
  • Photo Gallery for Week of 11/15 (part 2)
    20 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    This is a continuation of Photo Gallery for Week of 11/15 (part 1). We read these two books during the week and ask for each student to bring in one ingredient for stone soup. It’s important that ever...
  • Photo Gallery for Week of 11/15 (part 1)
    20 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    There is much to capture during a week of kindergarten and some of it is best accomplished with photos rather than narrative or video. Read each caption to learn more about the photo and the point of ...
  • Video: Centers and Small Group Instruction
    17 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 2
    Things are continuing on as they have been with my small group instruction. A few quick comments and then on to the video. Monday—phonological awareness training/testing and word list practice/tests S...
  • Lesson Plans for Week of 11/15
    15 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Hello! It is my intention to post the upcoming week’s lesson plans every Sunday. I won’t be writing a lot about the plans; however, feel free to ask me anything (AMA) for more details or for clarifica...
  • Photo Gallery Week of 11/8
    13 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 4
    There is much to capture during a week of kindergarten and some of it is best accomplished with photos rather than narrative or video. Read each caption to learn more about the photo and the point of ...
  • Video: Writing in Kindergarten
    11 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    We all know that teaching kindergartners to write can be, um, “painful” at times. There is so much they need to think about and understand just to get started. Rather than list all the rules they need...
  • Video: Centers and Small Group Instruction
    10 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 9
    It’s interesting to me as I compile the video footage from last week’s small group instruction that it already seems a bit outdated. That is, I can see from working with my students the past couple of...
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