Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten?: A Toolkit for Preparing Children and Families

Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten?: A Toolkit for Preparing Children and Families

by Angele Sancho Passe
     
 

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Kindergarten is a significant and exciting milestone in young children’s lives. Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten? is an ideal planning resource for early childhood professionals as they coordinate a successful transition that benefits children, their families, and the schools. Filled with information, advice, and activities, this tool kit

Overview


Kindergarten is a significant and exciting milestone in young children’s lives. Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten? is an ideal planning resource for early childhood professionals as they coordinate a successful transition that benefits children, their families, and the schools. Filled with information, advice, and activities, this tool kit includes

An explanation of what school readiness means for children and for schools
A brief history of kindergarten
Descriptions of the typical development, capabilities, and characteristics of four-, five-, and six-year-olds
Common hopes and concerns families have as their children begin kindergarten
Strategic planning tools to help prepare children for the transition to kindergarten
Discussion questions, reproducible checklists, and assessment and planning templates

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605540153
Publisher:
Redleaf Press
Publication date:
08/01/2010
Series:
Redleaf Press Series
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
1,244,146
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Angèle Sancho Passe is a consultant and writer in early education with more than thirty years of experience. Her work focuses on early literacy, school readiness, and the transition to kindergarten. Angèle teaches at the University of Minnesota and at the Minnesota Child Care Resource and Referral Network. She is co-president of Minnesota Association for the Education of Young Children.

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