Kindergarten: School and Academics Articles
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.
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...
Much like in preschool, your kindergartener is learning the fundamentals of counting, measuring, sorting, and number operations. But kindergarten children are expected to work more independently, more quickly, and with less prompting from adults.
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.
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!
Have you been waiting for the day when your child starts writing on paper instead of everything else? That day is here, my friend.
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.
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.
You've been reading nonstop to your kindergartener. But as you read, you may be curious about whether you should be doing things differently. Here are five easy steps to help transform a casual bedtime story into an opportunity to rocket your kindergarten kid towards reading.
Wondering what's in store for your kindergarten child this Fall, when it comes to reading? While all teachers take different routes based on the needs of their students, there are some foundational reading skills that every kindergarten teacher teaches in the first trimester of school.
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