Kindergarten: School and Academics Articles
Kindergarten is an intense year, and many teachers welcome your help in the classroom. Here are some practical tips for getting involved and starting a relationship with your child's teacher.
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.
Are you ready for the first day of school? More importantly, is your child ready? Here are 5 steps to make the transition as easy as possible.
What can you expect from writing in the spring of your child's kindergarten year? Here's a run down of what's happening in the curriculum, and how parents can help.
If the word assessment has popped up as you and your child prepare for school, you are not alone. Schools across the nation administer all types of assessments to students of all ages. Here's what to expect in kindergarten.
According to experts, there are three major things that prepare children to read. Read on to learn what they are and how to incorporate them into your child's day.
Many districts don't tell you what kindergarten teacher you'll have until just before school...when the swirl of parent rumors may leave you feeling even more nervous than before. Unimpressed with your child's new teacher? Here's some advice from the pros.
By the end of kindergarten, kids may count to as high as 50, and solve addition facts through 10. But what happens at the beginning? The early months of kindergarten center around recognizing numbers. Once counting is in place, kids move on to patterning, grouping, shape recognition, and time.
Kindergarten children often bloom by spring, but there's pressure on too: everyone's scrambling to meet End of Year Standards. Take a look at what's coming up--and how you can best help your child.
What kind of reading skills can you expect your child to be practicing this winter and spring? Schedules and skills vary, but here are the common areas that most teachers focus on from January through April.
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