Kindergarten: School and Academics Articles
The last few months of kindergarten are crucial for your child's continued reading success. Here's what teachers typically cover and a checklist for where your child should be by year's end.
What exactly does your child need to do to be on task, a phrase you will hear a lot this first year of school?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In February, your child has been in kindergarten for 100 days. Here are 10 ways to celebrate and practice counting along the way.