"What can I do to get my child ready for kindergarten?" Are you a teacher looking for some great resources that you can pass along to prospective students' parents? Are you getting registration packets and kindergarten orientations all setup? Click read more to find some great resources on the web that teachers or parents can use to assist students in getting a jump-start to kindergarten.
COLLECTION: SCHOLASTIC PARENTS
Help you child get a smooth start to school with these resources for kindergarten readiness. Covers everything from when to start kindergarten to preparing your child. This collection also assists you in choosing a program and teacher.
ARTICLE: PARENT & CHILD
Five teachers tell you what skills preschoolers need to start kindergarten next year. Talks about the academic, motor, and social skills that kindergartners require to succeed.
As you know, an important way to develop reading-readiness skills is to tap into children's most precious resource-their imaginations! This program from First 5 California and Scholastic is brimming with fun, creative ways to enhance your classroom activities for nurturing students' lifelong love of learning.
ARTICLE: SCHOLASTIC PARENTS
This parent asks: my son is ready for kindergarten academically. How can I tell if he's ready emotionally? An expert offers advice on kindergarten readiness and choosing the right program for your child.
Between infancy and kindergarten the foundation for children's mathematical development is established. If done well, early mathematics is more than "getting ready" for school, but also challenges children to explore ideas in more sophisticated and rich ways than previously believed possible.
Cooper details First 5 LA, the new effort that seeks to provide quality educational experiences for all young children.
ARTICLE: SCHOLASTIC PARENTS 1/8/2007
Recommendations for preparing children not just to survive, but to thrive in kindergarten. List five skills areas you can practice with your child before she needs to use them in the classroom.