Kindergarten: School and Academics Articles
While kindergarteners may seem wild and loud sometimes, they're actually quite vulnerable, and all the hoopla at the end of the year can feel downright overwhelming. Try these practical tips from a veteran teacher, to make kindergarten graduation as smooth as possible.
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.
By the end of kindergarten math, your child will be asked to take what she's learned and apply it in more abstract ways. It may seem like there's still plenty of time to brush up on all the math skills your child will need for first grade, but there's still a lot to cover, and time will fly.
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.
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.
As the first day of school approaches, excitement is in the air. If your child is starting kindergarten, there's probably more than excitement, there's a bit of anxiety, too. Here's how to combat a stomach full of butterflies-- your child's and your own.
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.
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.
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.
Help your child along towards reading fluency with these easy and enjoyable activities.
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