Kindergarten Success: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Child Learn

Kindergarten Success: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Child Learn

by Amy James
     
 

In this new addition to the Knowledge Essentials series, Kindergarten Success shows you how to enrich your child's classroom learning and take an active role in your kindergarten’s education by exploring:

  • What your child is learning at school and the educational standards to expect in math, language arts, science, and social studies—as

Overview

In this new addition to the Knowledge Essentials series, Kindergarten Success shows you how to enrich your child's classroom learning and take an active role in your kindergarten’s education by exploring:

  • What your child is 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 your kindergartener
  • Your child's learning style—visual, auditory, or kinesthetic— and how it affects the way your child learns and processes information
  • Hundreds of easy-to-do activities designed to help your child meet specific learning requirements
  • Environmental learning sections that identify learning opportunities in the everyday world
  • Methods and checklists to assess your child's progress
  • The developmental and social changes expected of your kindergartener as well as information on how to determine readiness to move up to the first grade
  • Recommendations of age-appropriate books and software that will enhance learning

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471748137
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/18/2006
Series:
Knowledge Essentials Series, #5
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.51(d)

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From the Publisher
"Knowledge Essentials is a remarkable series that will benefit children of all abilities and learning styles. . . I highly recommend it for all parents who want to make a difference in their children's education."
—Michael Gurian, author of Boys and Girls Learn Differently and The Wonder of Boys

"Finally, a book about teaching young children by somebody who knows her stuff!"
—LouAnne Johnson, author of Dangerous Minds and The Queen of Education

Meet the Author

AMY JAMES, a former social studies teacher, is a nationally respected authority on educational compliance issues and the No Child Left Behind Act. Her company, Six Things, Inc., provides consulting services for national media, publishers, and school districts on compliance with state and national education standards, as well as professional development for K–12 teachers.

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