Is your child ready for kindergarten? Important things to consider before starting kindergarten, a quiz to make sure, and the argument for waiting a year.
What your child should know before entering Kindergarten and what they will be required to learn and understand throughout the year with ideas on how to help them excel.
I'm a former Kindergarten teacher, and I've also had experience in Pre-K. Now, my daughter is five, and headed to Kindergarten in the fall! Allow me to share with you.
Teaching number sense from 1-100 to young children can be challenging, but is important for a strong foundation in math. This magnetic 100 board made a huge difference for us.
This article has printable kindergarten worksheets that you can download and print to make learning fun.
Sometimes kids can use some extra help getting started in reading. These ideas can help get your child up to speed or even ahead academically.
Our country's obsession with an "earlier is better" philosophy is cruel to children in kindergarten. A teacher points out how homogeneous reading groups, too many standards and assessments, and the elimination of imaginative play are evidence of this.
Tired of hearing the f-word all the time? Here is a list of family friendly f-words that should be used more often.
As an educator, I'm saddened by the way we now teach reading to young children: making them memorize sight words, drilling them on digraphs and blends, and emphasizing speed over comprehension. Most tragically, parents are left out of the equation when they're the very best reading teachers of all!
Is your child ready to take on the challenges of kindergarten? Are you ready to send them off with confidence? Here's a list of things they should know before starting.
Simple steps for easy early elementary school Science Fair Project. Teach your child or a group of children how to do a Science Project.
Preparing a child for kindergarten can be easy if you know what your child's school requires. Not only does your child need to be intellectually prepared, but also emotionally prepared. Starting school can be scary for a child.
We now see the effects less play has on children with higher rates of depression and anxiety. What can we learn from other countries so American kindergarten becomes developmentally appropriate, joyful, and creative once again?