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Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 2W ago

Remembrance Day/Veterans Day

As we come to the end of October, it is time to think about the many things we can be thankful for. We are blessed to live in a country where freedom is available for everyone. This is huge ...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 3M ago

It's Back to School Time

Here in Canada, summer vacation is nearing an end and teachers are preparing their classrooms for a new year. In other places, some teachers are already back at school. It is always exciting...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 3M ago

The Building Blocks of B2S - Building Relationships

This is an update to a previous blog post. I feel it is still relevant today so I am re-sharing it.Building Relationships is one of the most important things we can do when we get our new st...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 3M ago

10 Back to School Tips For a Successful Year

Heading back to school can be exciting, but it can also be stressful. Here are some tips to help the school year start of well. 1. Make sure that you are mentally prepared and refres...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 4M ago

Thoughts On Life And Learning

I just love the characters from Winnie the Pooh. The stories are whimsical but they are full of truths. I was looking at my stuffed characters that I have for my grandchildren and I decided ...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 5M ago

8 Reading Strategies That Work

Reading strategies are very important for developing good reading skills. They help children to make meaning out of unfamiliar words and ideas in a variety of ways. Many children get stuck w...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 5M ago

Using Games to Teach Skills

Using games and activities that are fun will help to engage children and they will learn skills without realizing that they are learning. It is wonderful to see them taking risks and challen...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 5M ago

A Second Language and Guided Reading Can Go Together

Where does your inspiration come from when creating materials? For me it comes from a need for certain resources in the classroom or for my grandchildren to support them in their learning. ...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 6M ago

6 Steps For Learning a Second Language

Learning a second language doesn't have to be difficult. There are many ways to learn. Today I will be touching on a few strategies and steps that can help. There are 6 steps to foll...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 6M ago

Learning a Second Language

Have you ever noticed that kids seem to learn languages more easily than adults? Children seem to be able to pick up the inflections and sounds more readily and they often mimic accents and ...