Kindergarten: School and Academics Articles
What exactly does your child need to do to be on task, a phrase you will hear a lot this first year of school?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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