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Discussion in 'Elementary Education' started by txmomteacher2, Feb 20, 2019.

  1. txmomteacher2

    txmomteacher2 Connoisseur

    Jul 28, 2005
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    Feb 20, 2019

    I could be possibly moving to 2nd grade reading for next year. This would be my choice. I currently teach kindergarten where I have been for the last 6 years. Prior to that I spent 4 years in first grade. We will be adopting a new reading curriculum next year so I think thats a good time to move? Anyway I just need input so please just tell me the good the bad the ugly about 2nd grade.
  3. otterpop

    otterpop Aficionado

    Jun 14, 2013
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    Feb 20, 2019

    Second graders are starting to move more from learning to read to reading to learn. I don't teach second, but have worked with the age range in the past. It's one of my favorite ages. They are starting to mature and are able to think a bit more critically, but still very much like their teachers.

    Hopefully someone can give you more in-depth information, but I often think that if I was going to move down grades, second would be what I chose.

    Wishing you good luck in your future career decisions!

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