Tara West

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Tara West
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Are you new to distance learning or homeschooling and feeling unsure? Reach out to me directly at littlemindsatworkLLC@gmail.com I'm working alongside parents, guardians, and teachers! Happy to help! -Tara
 
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THIS FREEBIE IS PART OF MY RAK (random acts of kindness) CELEBRATION! ALONG WITH THIS FREEBIE VIEW SELECT BUNDLES BACK AT THEIR AMAZING BUY-IN PRICES HERE!Thanks so much for downloading my freebie INSTANT CVC Practice Sheets! This packet is designed
Subjects:
Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables
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By Tara West
Pre-K (and Kindergarten) Literacy Curriculum FREE PREVIEW (A free week to view my Pre-K (and Kindergarten) literacy program! The students will have a week of studies paired with the amazing, Grumpy Groundhog text!)A note about pricing!Snag the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Close Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables
FREE
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By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E! **Thanks so much
Subjects:
Arts, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities
FREE
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Digital Download PDF (2.61 MB)
By Tara West
In this free download, snag 8 sets [10 slides in each] CVC reveal and cover digital games pre-loaded to Seesaw and Google Slides™ HOW TO PLAY:Seesaw: Students will use their eraser tool to reveal the hidden CVC word.Google: Students will drag the
Subjects:
Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
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By Tara West
* * * This is a FREE preview to my DIFFERENTIATED LEVELED FICTION READERS LEVELS A-D! The Bundle contains 50 themes! Take this one theme and times it by 50! VIEW THE BUNDLE HERE* * *Thanks so much for downloading my Turkey Tom Leveled Fiction
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.K.1, RL.K.2, RF.K.1a, RF.K.4
FREE
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Digital Download PDF (3.54 MB)
By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E! **Thanks so much
Subjects:
Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables
FREE
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Digital Download PDF (0.49 MB)
By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E! **Thanks so much
Subjects:
Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables
FREE
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Digital Download PDF (0.90 MB)
By Tara West
INSTANT Digital Math Fluency Mingle Slides - 140 math fluency slides offered in PDF, PowerPoint, Google Slides, AND PNG formats!* * * Questions? Click HERE to Instant Message me! * * *What are the INSTANT Digital Math Fluency Mingle Slides?The
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Math Centers
FREE
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Digital Download ZIP (26.31 MB)
By Tara West
INSTANT Digital Alphabet Fluency Mingle Slides - 50 alphabet fluency slides offered in PDF, PowerPoint, Google Slides, AND PNG formats!* * * Questions? Click HERE to Instant Message me! * * *What are the INSTANT Digital Alphabet Fluency Mingle
Subjects:
Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
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Digital Download ZIP (10.18 MB)
By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E!What is the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Printables
FREE
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Digital Download PDF (0.49 MB)
By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E!What is the Names
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Printables
FREE
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Digital Download PDF (0.57 MB)
By Tara West
INSTANT Digital Sight Words Mingle Slides - 150 sight word slides offered in PDF, PowerPoint, Google Slides, AND PNG formats!* * * Questions? Click HERE to Instant Message me! * * *What are the INSTANT Digital Sight Words Mingle Slides?The INSTANT
Subjects:
Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
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Digital Download ZIP (34.74 MB)
By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E! **Thanks so much
Subjects:
Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables
FREE
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By Tara West
* * * THIS IS A FREE PREVIEW TO MY INSTANT DIGITAL GAMES PACKET. SNAG THE ENTIRE PACKET OF 250+ GAMES AT AN AMAZING PRICE HERE * * *In this free download, snag 8 alphabet (capital and lowercase) games preloaded into Seesaw and Google Slides™INSTANT
Subjects:
Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
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Digital Download PDF (0.67 MB)
By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E!What are the Pip
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables
FREE
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Digital Download PDF (1.65 MB)
By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E! **What are the
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
FREE
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Digital Download PDF (0.86 MB)
By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E!Pip the Pup is
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Printables
FREE
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By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E!KinderandFirstie
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Life Skills, Literature
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Printables
FREE
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Digital Download PDF (4.58 MB)
By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E!What is the We
Subjects:
Life Skills
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Printables
FREE
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Digital Download PDF (1.23 MB)
By Tara West
**Join my private Facebook Group to join fellow Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade teachers that use my curriculum! Collaborate, chat and share ideas with like-minded teachers! Join the private Facebook group H E R E!What is the Pip
Subjects:
Life Skills
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Printables
FREE
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Tara West is a curriculum author and kindergarten teacher. Her curriculum first began when she realized that her students were missing many components when only being exposed to big box curriculum. She spent countless hours pouring over research with regards to various types of curriculum methodologies and teaching methods which she felt would be applicable to her students’ diverse learning needs. Mrs. West then implemented that research into her classroom. When she noticed that the results were surpassing previous years’ performance, her principal allowed her and the rest of her teaching team to utilize the curriculum that she had created. The results were phenomenal and from there Tara continued to take these classroom-tested ideas and methods to the next level by creating her KinderCurriculum and FirstieCurriculum. She continues to research best practices as well as new and innovative methods which she tests in the classroom and translates it into new curriculum. Mrs. West has received feedback from thousands of classroom teachers from around the globe to help validate student performance and teacher buy in.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style is that of balanced literacy, techonology, hands-on, and all the while following district curriculum!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated with my Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood.

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