Linda Brunson

Secret Stories

Thanks to Mrs. Thomas, first-grade teacher, all first-grade and kindergarten classrooms can now enjoy learning with Secret Stories®.  Know & Grow proudly provides these products to six classrooms: Phonics Book Phonics Posters Musical “Sound Skill” Phonics Songs Download Phonics Flashcards Porta-Pics for Writing Folders Thank you Mrs. Thomas for sharing your “find!” To view more …

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Memorable Math

Many kindergarteners intuitively see the number structure behind counting to 100.  Others need help seeing the logic. This colorful, oversized math and handwriting activity supports the classroom curriculum and is designed to be memorable. To view more kid-sized materials we provide, click here.

Big Book Display

Kindergarten teachers now have Big Book Displays for their classrooms.  The displays are the perfect height for the teachers to turn the pages as they read aloud to the kindergarteners.  The base has drawers for horizontal storage of the big paperback books.  As an added bonus, the small dry erase board can be rolled around …

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Our Strategy

With all our teachers do, we at Know & Grow Learning Depot understand there is no one thing that is going to bring all the students up to grade level – and beyond!  Our strategy is to help teachers make small improvements – and keep making small improvements – until momentum is gained and at …

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Ready, Print, Learn!

Kindergarten classrooms now have a print station!  Prints and copies can be made in black/white and color. The ability to make a spur of the moment print/copy will help our kindergarten teachers help our little students. Thank you Bill Henning for the donation of this high-powered printer and the extra toner!

Helping even more!

Initially the iPads were used only to tutor students not performing at grade level.  When the teachers saw how effective Khan Academy Kids is at helping the low performers, they realized all students could benefit.   Now “early finishers,” with teacher approval, can do Khan Academy Kids lessons in the classroom.  More advanced students can also …

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Our Core Values

Whether decisions at the time seem big or small, these core values drive our organization: Reach students before their confidence gets trampled Remember many children are “on their own” Belief in desire to learn Devoted to helping teachers help our students Want to know more?  Read about Our Purpose, Our Mission, and Our Focus.

Wordbooks Delivered

This school year, we’ve delivered 2,950 kindergarten wordbooks!  Requested by teachers, each book contains the newest sight words the children are introduced to that week. Children enjoy writing their names on their books, copying each of the sight words, coloring the sight words, and seeing each of the 174 words in the context of a …

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Afterschool Tutoring

Our iPads all run on a cellular Internet connection making afterschool learning possible!  The tutoring is done by Kodi the Bear & Friends (Khan Academy Kids). Kids quickly learn how to navigate the iPad during classroom tutoring sessions.  The kids love Khan Academy Kids and want to take the iPads home. Parents need not worry …

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  • Delta Education Weather Vane (4)
  • Delta Educational Barometer (4)
  • Classifying Clouds Photo Cards (4)
  • Didax Plastic Anemometer (2)
  • Delta Education Solar Hot Air Balloon (4)
  • NewPath Weather and Climate Learning Center (4)
  • Taylor Indoor/Outdoor Thermometer, Dual Scale (4)
  • V-Back Metal Thermometers, Dual Scale (60)