Minnesota Kindergarten Association


Minnesota Kindergarten Association

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  • August 18 Seminar II, 21st Century Full-Day Kindergartens:  High Impact Teaching for ALL 21st Century Learners at MDE from 9 -3. Register at www.escu.k12.mn.us/Registration/Event/

  • August 21 MKA on a stick!?  Not really, but come see us at the Minnesota State Fair in the Education Building

  • October 16 Watch for a MKA sponsored speaker at EM

  • October 21 Seminar III, Transformational Full-Day KindergartenTeachers:  Motivating the Learner in EVERY Child at MDE from 9 -3.  Register at www.escu.k12.mn.us/Registration/Event/



    Fall 2014 Newsletter

    Our spring conference was wildly wonderful! Nearly 350 teachers had the chance to take STEM classes, learn from TPT's top seller (Deanna Jump), hear about the Passion Test, gain new technology skills and rock out with groovy Eric Litwin, creator of Pete the Cat. But you missed it (so sorry!) or want to learn even more? Check out the sites below to get "Wild about Kindergarten!"

  • Eric Litwin --- www.thelearninggroove.com

  • Deanna Jump --www.mrsjumpsclass.blogspot.com

  • Passion Test -- www.thepassiontest.com

  • Technology --http://zkruger.blogspot.com/2014/04/ minnesota-kindergarten-conference.html

  • Plus link up to the Minnesota Department of Education. Great things are happening there, with no charge all day every day Kindergarten for ALL Minnesota children starting in the fall of 2014!

  • MDE kindergarten web page http://education.state.mn.us/ MDE/SchSup/Kindergarten/index.html(If you subscribe to this page, updates are sent to your email)

  • MDE Wiki (where any one can contribute to the site by creating an account) --http://mnprek-3.wikidot.com/ kindergarten

  • Don't miss our 2015 conference next spring in Moorhead! Watch this site for more details for come!

  • Welcome to our new president, Renee Blue and president elect, Chris Messer.
    Many thanks to past president Kari Knutson for her service. Check out who is on
    your board using the MKA Board tab.

    The Minnesota Kindergarten Association is an organization advocating developmentally
    appropriate kindergarten programs for all children and quality education of kindergarten
    teachers. Membership is open to professional interested in kindergarten and early
    childhood education.

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