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ERIC Number: EJ548996
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-0953
The Children's Garden.
Black, Susan
American School Board Journal, v184 n9 p34-37 Sep 1997
Research shows that a good kindergarten is child-centered, not academically oriented. Teachers in child-centered classrooms encourage kids to make choices, help them stretch for the next learning level, and attend to their social and emotional development. Kindergarten should be an extension of preschool, not a jump start on first grade. Current practice does not reflect these findings. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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