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  • Kindergarten Transition

    parents and caregivers in the Northeast. The survey was sent out and seeking information about the concerns and thoughts of the preparation for children who are transitioning into kindergarten. The results that this article gave‚ stated that parents wanted more information and involvement in the transition to kindergarten. (Transition to K.) Parents were finding themselves to be blind sighted by the expectations and how to prepare their child for such a dramatic change in environments. In the statistics

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  • All Day Kindergarten

    All Day Kindergarten…. What is the Point? Misty Pressnall History 324 March 2‚ 2009 After critically analyzing the current kindergarten scheduling trends‚ there is a shift in many schools from half-day kindergarten programs towards full day kindergarten programs. A full day kindergarten or all day kindergarten program is a program in which pupils attend school each weekday for approximately six hours. The growing number of all day kindergarten programs can be attributed to a change in the

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  • Full Day Kindergarten

    Natassja Libson Professor Funk English 1121 8 April 2011 Full Day Kindergarten Full day kindergarten should be mandatory and of no extra cost for all of the elementary schools. This will boost the children’s academic achievement. The children that are exposed to full day kindergarten will learn more in literacy and mathematics than those in half-day kindergarten. The students that are in a full day program get to spend more time on their math‚ writing‚ and reading activities. The full day students

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  • Full Day Kindergarten Programs

    Full Day Kindergarten programs The reason children attend kindergarten today is so they can be taught a meaningful and balanced curriculum filled with skills and information. Teachers do this through age-appropriate activities that encourage the children to learn more (Marzollo‚ 1987). In order for children to develop the necessary skills for success in life‚ they need to attend kindergarten. In full day kindergarten programs more time is available to develop the necessary social and academic

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  • Friedrich Froebel, Founder of Kindergarten

    Friedrich Froebel‚ Founder of Kindergarten Friedrich Froebel was a German educator of the nineteenth century who developed an Idealist philosophy of early childhood education. He established kindergarten and education for four and five-year-old children. Kindergarten is now a part of education worldwide. Friedrich Froebel was born in the small town of Oberwiessbach‚ Germany in 1782. His mother died when he was a baby. His father remarried‚ but Froebel never liked his stepmother. His feeling of

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  • Persuasive Essay- Ipads in Kindergarten

    Auburn Schools: Moving in the Right Direction In 2011‚ ten years after Maine began issuing laptops to all seventh graders‚ the Auburn School System launched an initiative to provide an iPad 2 for each of its students entering kindergarten. At a cost of roughly $200‚000- representing a 5% increase in the school budget (Opinions Divided…) some taxpayers were less than pleased- calling it a complete waste of money. But in Auburn- and schools around the country- trends are emerging and showing the iPad

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  • Transitions from Preschool to Kindergarten

    Transition from Preschool to Kindergarten Today‚ I’m going to talk about “Transition from preschool to kindergarten”. Transition is when you move from a familiar place to an unfamiliar place where you are separated from your friends or families. If you have ever made a move from one location to another or separated from friends‚ you know how hard a transition can be. Going from a known‚ comfortable environment to one that is different and unfamiliar can be very stressful. This is often how

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  • Kindergarten-Full Day Versus Half Day

    children attending full day kindergarten are far greater than those children that attend half day. Some parents and educators disagree; they say that children should not be forced into their educational career so young. Whether for or against full-day kindergarten‚ the common goal for all parents is the well being for each individual child. Every child has different needs and capabilities. Parents have to make an informed decision on full day or half day kindergarten. That decision can be a difficult

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  • Readiness of Kindergarten Teachers along K-12 Curriculum

    Readiness of Kindergarten Teachers along K-12 competencies BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY One of the major reforms in our country’s educational system is Republic Act 10157‚ otherwise known as “The Kindergarten Education Law” or the K to12 (K+12). This Law made the Kindergarten compulsory and mandatory entry to basic education. This Law was initiated by the Aquino administration in order to address the perceived decreasing quality of education in the country‚ and to meet the international standard regarding

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  • All I really need to know I Learned in Kindergarten

    All I really need to know I Learned in Kindergarten I can remember my mother telling me for a few weeks before the first day how wonderful school was going to be and how I would meet loads of new friends. She also told me that the other kids are going to be scared just like I was. Turning five years old‚ and knowing that it was time for me to begin school already‚ was really very scary. The thought of waking up early and going to school and not being with my mom all morning made me feel sick to

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