Preschool: School and Academics Articles
Social studies permeate the preschool classroom, from learning about holidays and jobs around town to exploring identity in terms of family and community. Help your child gain insights about himself and the world he lives in with these fun social studies activities for preschoolers.
Preschoolers are already actively engaged in scientific learning, both inside the classroom and out. Try a few of these fun and simple ways to engage your child in science learning.
This list contains the most common kindergarten sight words. Although kids won't need to be able to read these sight words until the end of kindergarten, if you've got a pre-K child itching to get started with sight words, this is a great place to start.
Wondering what preschoolers should know when it comes to scientific concepts, and how best to help them? Here's our essential guide to all things preschool science, plus expert book picks to make learning fun!
Just what are phonemic awareness and phonics, and how can you help your child master these important early learning skills?
Reading comprehension and sequencing are two pre-reading skills that preschoolers can practice before they can read themselves. Here's how parents can help develop these important skills.
Just how do preschoolers make the jump to writing their names and the other letters of the alphabet? And is there a right and wrong way to teach your child to write?
How can parents tell whether their child's preschool is adequately preparing him for school, or placing way too much pressure on him?
New research shows that teaching preschoolers both academic and social-emotional skills leads to greater school readiness overall. How can teachers do double duty at school, and what can you do to support social-emotional development at home?
Sorting and classifying objects helps children begin to notice how items are alike and different, and creates an awareness that is vital for math learning.
- Principles of the Montessori Method
- Child-Centered Education
- Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom
- What Makes a School Effective?
- 10 Benefits of a Montessori Preschool
- Culture and Language
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Student-Centered Philosophies of Education
- Learning through Play: What Rhyming Games Like Pat-a-cake Teach (and How to Play Them)