Tag: kindergarten

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

U.S. Department of Education Announces Kindergarten Sturdy Bridge Learning Community

September 7, 2023

Via: U.S. Department of Education

The U.S Department of Education (Department) is announcing the launch of the Kindergarten Sturdy Bridge Learning Community, a multi-state effort to make kindergarten a transformational experience at the start of each student’s formal education journey. State education agencies (SEAs) and […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Laying the Groundwork for Esports in Kindergarten

February 7, 2023

Via: EdTech Magazine

The mention of esports typically conjures images of teenagers in headsets, positioned in front of colorful keyboards and brightly lit computer monitors. As competitive gaming grows popularity at high schools and colleges across the nation, it becomes even more important […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

The Early Childhood Sector Could Become Education’s Most Notable Example of ‘Learning Loss’

December 19, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, education policymakers have debated the best ways to prevent and remedy learning loss. For our nation’s youngest learners, this loss has been multilayered, with developmental and academic losses compounded by diminished access to […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Learning Without Tears Announces Assessments to Guide Instruction; Expanding Impact of Get Set for School®, a Complete Multisensory, Early Childhood Curriculum

September 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Learning Without Tears’ acclaimed Early Childhood curriculum, Get Set for School® (GSS), will now include the new Assessments to Guide Instruction, an addition to the complete program that provides greater value and more complete foundational learning. This new assessment tool […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

3 reasons literacy is essential in child development

August 31, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Literacy is a fundamental element of a child’s development. Literacy means much more than just knowing how to read a book. It can also impact the ability for a child to learn other subjects, to understand road signs when driving […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Head Start forges new partnerships to support children’s transition into kindergarten

January 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Transition into school is harder for new kindergartners — and their parents — when the family has never visited the new school, when they haven’t met the new teachers or other staff members, and when they are unfamiliar with the […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Study: Teaching advanced content in kindergarten doesn’t hinder students’ social skills

January 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When researchers at Vanderbilt University released findings showing students who attended Tennessee’s state-funded pre-K program were more likely than those who didn’t to be referred to special education, and were just as likely to be retained, they suggested teachers in […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Research ties pre-K, kindergarten nap time to stronger recall skills

December 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The research mentioned in this article echoes research published by the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2013. In that study, one of the same researchers, Rebecca Spencer, worked with colleagues to test the effect of naps on memory in preschoolers […]

Preschool and Primary

What Is Lost When Kindergarten Gets More Academic?

January 19, 2016

Via: MindShift

A big new study provides the first national, empirical data to back up the anecdotes. University of Virginia researchers Daphna Bassok, Scott Latham and Anna Rorem analyzed the U.S. Department of Education’s Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, which includes a nationally […]