I am I. Monae. I use the blog ParentTConference in order to connect with the world. I have a few objectives with this blog. #1 To Build a bridge between parent and teacher with practical information from the teacher’s perspective. #2 To equip my readers with practical parenting advice. *Here are a few tips that… Continue reading Who am I ?
There is a creative way to use playdough to teach almost, anything. Little ones need the opportunity to develop fine motor skills. I use playdough in order to teach letters and numbers, quite frequently. I made the no-cook play dough in this picture. I will list the recipe below. In this picture. I am… Continue reading Early Childhood and Learning With Playdough
I often self-reflect while driving. My 40 minute commute to work, gives me much opportunity to think. Today, I thought about the core values in which, I used while raising my son. I wanted to instill in my son a sense of independence, authenticity and a love for learning (just a few of the values,… Continue reading Parenting Manifesto
What a fantastic idea this is: Parent and child could engage in this Kool yet, trendy sweepstake simply by taking a “selfie”. The growing popularity of the “selfie” now marries our desire to have a box of marshmallow only Lucky Charms. While eating a box of Lucky Charms most of us yearn for more of… Continue reading Lucky Charms Meets “Selfie” Sweepstakes
Last week, I did an article on -in class teacher accounts-. The teacher’s account is based on parent contributions. I had the pleasure of working at one school in which the PTO organized teacher accounts to lighten the load of teachers spending so much of their own money on classroom supplies. Teacher’s spend many hours… Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Teacher Things
I cringe when I hear parents complain about the money they spend on school supplies. One year, I hunted for back-to-school sales weekly, throughout the summer. Now, depending on my mood in the summer, I buy school supplies in bulk before the school year starts or I buy as needed. Either way, as a classroom… Continue reading Classroom Account
I feel like a broken record but, I can’t emphasize enough how important these 3 things are in your child being best prepared for learning. #1 Please be sure your child is getting enough sleep at night. While my son was in elementary school (Kinder-3rd grade, at least) his bedtime was 8:00 / 8:30 p.m.… Continue reading 3 Things I Need From Parents