Is there some kind of a test for kindergarten? Well, not a test exactly, but an ASSESSMENT. Ohhh…ok, well, what is a kindergarten assessment? It’s something given at SCREENING for kindergarten. Riiiight. Ok, well, what is the purpose of kindergarten screening? Screening for kindergarten helps teachers to get a good idea of where the (mostly […]
What is my biggest announcement to date? Well…I WROTE A BOOK! Technically speaking, WE wrote a book. Who’s WE, you ask? My songwriting partner and pal, Nathan Meckel. There’s a little bit of a back story that follows the journey from idea – to song – to idea – to book release in the fall […]
Entering kindergarten is an exciting yet intimidating experience for many young children and their families. In order to make sure your child is prepared for the transition, it’s important to know what questions to ask a kindergarten teacher and your prospective school. It’s important to get as much information as possible from educators and other […]
Can we still have fun in kindergarten? Are the expectations for our five-year-olds too rigorous, taking away all of the fun kindergarten activities? The fact that we have to ask ourselves these questions is quite frustrating, for sure. Kindergarten teachers everywhere have a LOT to say on the matter, as do parents of kindergarteners. When […]
Teaching responsibility for students might seem like a task that’s too big to tackle – especially if they are in kindergarten. I mean, isn’t it just SO much easier and quicker to do things FOR them? Eh…in some cases, sure. However, teaching responsibility to five-year-olds is not only important for their development, but it can […]
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