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ERIC Number: ED498540
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jun
Pages: 240
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-4717-4813-7
Kindergarten Success: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Child Learn. Knowledge Essentials
James, Amy
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
This new addition to the Knowledge Essentials series, "Kindergarten Success," shows parents how to enrich their children's classroom learning and take an active role in their kindergartners' educations by exploring: (1) What your children are learning at school and the educational standards to expect in math, language arts, science, and social studies--as well as the developmental skills expected of kindergarteners; (2) Children's learning styles--visual, auditory, or kinesthetic--and how learning styles affects the way children learn and process information; (3) Hundreds of easy-to-do activities designed to help children meet specific learning requirements; (4) Environmental learning sections that identify learning opportunities in the everyday world; (5) Methods and checklists to assess children's progress; (6) The developmental and social changes expected of kindergarteners as well as information on how to determine readiness to move up to the first grade; and (7) Recommendations of age-appropriate books and software that will enhance learning. After an introduction, this book is divided into the following chapters: (1) Getting the Most for Your Kindergartner; (2) Kindergarten Development; (3) Kindergarten Learning; (4) The Standards; (5) Kindergarten Reading; (6) Kindergarten Writing; (7) Kindergarten Math; (8) Kindergarten Science; (9) Kindergarten Social Studies; (10) Teaching Your Kindergartner Thinking Skills; (11) Assessment; (12) Kindergarten Society; and (13) Moving On to First Grade. The following are appended: (1) Literature for Kindergartners; (2) Software for Kindergartners; and (3) Kindergarten Topical Calendar. A glossary, bibliography, and index are also included.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Grade 1; Kindergarten
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A