I would love to hear from parents what they thought were valuable skills that helped their child thrive in kindergarten. Were they social and emotional skills, or "academic" type of skills like pre-reading and pre math? It would be great to hear about the kinds of K programs their child attends: art-based, language immersion, basic 3 R's type of classes, etc... and how their child was prepared (or not) for such. Any surprises on the difficulty of K? I hear that kindergarten is the new First Grade! I wanted to get an idea of how best to prepare my child.
Monday, October 19, 2009
Hot topic: How prepared was your child for Kindergarten?
An SF K Files reader asked me to start the following thread: