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I believe kindergarten can and should be academic and fun.  I believe teaching the whole child is just as important as academics.  I believe as an educator, I should meet students where they are – no matter what it takes.  I believe that resources should be used to supplement, not as main curriculum.

I taught for 14 years, most of those in kindergarten. I have a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education with a reading endorsement. I am married with two boys; both of our kids struggled to learn in school.  I am passionate about creating resources to help teachers  because I have experienced the need and impact both a teacher and as a mom. 

Our goal at Simply Kinder is to create a positive space were early childhood educators feel supported because teaching kindergarten is better together.

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DIY Fleece Scarfs for Student Gifts

DIY Fleece Scarfs for Student Gifts

These DIY fleece scarfs will make a great winter gift for your kindergarten students. We came across this great from several teachers in the Simply Kinder Teacher Facebook Group and so we wanted to share it for all to use. They are so simple to make and don't cost a...

Teacher Cyber Monday Amazon Deals

Teacher Cyber Monday Amazon Deals

Cyber Monday is upon us and that means some great deals on Amazon!   We spent some time hunting and searching for the best bargains on Amazon right now so you can stock your classroom with all the coolest things! Here is your 2019 list of Teacher Cyber Monday Amazon...

Easy Editing

Easy Editing

Do you do editing with your students? We always do in the context of their writing but have never really done it formally. We encourage students to reread their stories but what exactly are they looking for? Well, we know that explicit instruction is key, so we wanted...