Kindergarten: School and Academics Articles
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.
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.
Help your child along towards reading fluency with these easy and enjoyable activities.
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.
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, 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.
Emerging readers love to boast, "I can read!" Sometimes they sneak looks at the pictures to give them clues about the text. To worried parents, this can look like cheating. But it's a normal stage in learning to read. Here's how and why to encourage it.
Is it legal to wipe out an entire kindergarten program? Isn't it mandatory for districts to offer kindergarten? The reality is that parents in some districts have found that no kindergarten programs are available for their children.
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- Kindergarten Sight Words List
- First Grade Sight Words List
- Social Cognitive Theory
- 10 Fun Activities for Children with Autism
- Bullying in Schools
- Technology in the Classroom: Helpful or Harmful?
- Why is Play Important? Social and Emotional Development, Physical Development, Creative Development
- A Teacher's Guide to Differentiating Instruction
- Child Development Theories