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Explanation of alternative kindergarten programs developed to prepare students for increasingly rigorous academic expectations and a look at the issue of
Find out whether pre-kindergarten programs really give your kid an educational boost.
Answers some common questions that parents have regarding pre-K programs.  Defines and discusses pre-K programs.
Your child is right before or after the cut-off age for kindergarten, and youâre faced with a big decision â do you push him ahead or hold him back?
Regardless of whether pre-k is right for your child, the option will most likely be coming to your town soon, if it's not there already.
Summarizes the issues surrounding the entrance age for kindergarten including 'red shirting', academic achievement, and retention.
Finding the right apps for your kindergartener can be tricky and tediousit's tough to know which kindergarten apps are truly educational and skill-based, and which are simply glorified games. To get you started on the right track, here are 10 of our favorite apps for kindergarten-aged kids, including the best iPad apps for kindergarten and the best Android apps for kindergarten.
Is your child ready for kindergarten reading? Here are the 10 skills he needs in order to succeed.
Recent research promotes prekindergarten, yet many teachers are underpaid, leading to high turnover rates, and poor performance.
Is your child five years old? If you are considering enrolling him in kindergarten, but not totally sure he's ready, here are few tips to help guide your
Download this easy-to-use list of sight words for your Pre-K student and get ahead of the curve on early reading skills! Start today.
Here's a list of top television shows for preschoolers and kindergarteners recommended by the experts.
Find out what teachers and development experts have to say about students transitioning into kindergarten, first grade and beyond.
By age five, girls are studious junior academics while boys are rough and tumble little terrors. That's an exaggerated view, but not a complete tall tale.
You've probably thought about all the things you'd like the new teacher to know about your child. But how honest should you be about strengths and weaknesses?
Crunching numbers isn't always easy; from counting and addition to multiplication and fractions, the elementary years build a solid foundation for math skills down the line. Give your kid a leg up with these educational (and super fun) math apps.
Summarizes the importance of literacy development in preschool and kindergarten and lists important components that should be included in early literacy
Wondering how to support your child's transition from pre-reading to reading? Here are some parenting tips and resources to get your child started.
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