Kindergarten: School and Academics Articles
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.
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.
Remember those Three R's: reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic? Well, parents, now that your child is in kindergarten, get ready to add a special "P" to the list: Paperwork! This year, there will be a lot to manage. Before it gets out of hand, check out these strategies from two organizing pros.
In February, your child has been in kindergarten for 100 days. Here are 10 ways to celebrate and practice counting along the way.
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.
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.
What exactly does your child need to do to be on task, a phrase you will hear a lot this first year of school?
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.
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.
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.
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