Kindergarten: School and Academics Articles
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?
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.
What kind of reading skills can you expect your child to be practicing this winter and spring? Schedules and skills vary, but here are the common areas that most teachers focus on from January through April.
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.
What exactly does your child need to do to be on task, a phrase you will hear a lot this first year 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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