Kindergarten: School and Academics Articles
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.
Starting in January, kindergartens have entered a "sweet spot" when routines are set, and academic gains are steady. Read here to see what's up.
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.
With the kindergarten school year approaching rapidly, you've probably already thought about the things you'd like the teacher to know about your child: What motivates him? What upsets him? What interests him?
Addition and subtraction in kindergarten? Things sure have changed since the days of counting to three and calling it kindergarten math! These days, math gets more advanced, and winter and early spring is when teachers get to the heart of it.
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.
Want to begin teaching your child to read, but don't know where to start? Begin at the beginning, with something teachers call "concepts about print". If you can get your child comfortable with this ever-important skill set, she'll be ready to roll when school begins.
Help your child along towards reading fluency with these easy and enjoyable activities.
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.
Whether this is your first Back to School Night or your third, it's an important evening. Think of Back to School Night as the instruction manual to kindergarten, and a glimpse into the goals and expectations of the year ahead. Want to make the most of those crucial two hours or less? Here's how.
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