Kindergarten: School and Academics Articles
Have you been waiting for the day when your child starts writing on paper instead of everything else? That day is here, my friend.
By now, you've probably heard the scary rumor: Kindergarten is nothing like the good old days. Want to know what to expect from the year, and in each of the key subject areas? Read on!
We've combed the shelves for brand new titles that will turn your child on to reading, and make for a wonderful summer together. Here are our favorite kindergarten summer reading picks.
Sometimes kindergarteners just aren't ready for first grade. But retention is a controversial option. Should your child repeat kindergarten? Here are some things to consider.
With State and Federal standards for language arts and math getting tougher, science is a subject that sometimes gets put on the back-Bunsen Burner. Still, kindergarten teachers manage to weave science into subjects that are truly under the microscope. Here's what to expect from science this year.
Modeling. Assessment. Phonemic awareness. Every world has its lingo, and kindergarten is no different. Here's the scoop on some common kindergarten lingo, so you'll know what the teacher's talking about, when she throws some terms your way...
What exactly is phonics? Many parents hear the term when their child is learning to read but a lot of them have no clue what teachers are talking about, let alone how they might be able to help.
Don't let your own phobia about math keep you from encouraging your kindergartener kid to try it! Math is a lot of fun in kindergarten. Here's what to expect.
Stressing about the seemingly treacherous trek into kindergarten? Have no fear! Here are some tips to help make this exciting transition an enjoyable adventure for both you and your child.
With the national push towards a more academic-heavy kindergarten curriculum, report cards aren't what they used to be. Here's what to keep in mind as you try to decipher the progress report in your mailbox-- from what to look for, to how to respond.