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  1. Kindergarten is a critical year in the lives of young children. (Web site)
  2. Kindergarten is a full three day a week program.
  3. Kindergarten is a significant step on the path of education.
  4. Kindergarten is a Hands On Experience Kindergarten and any elementary aged child gets a blast out of finger-painting.
  5. Kindergarten is the first step in our educational system.


  1. In China, the equivalent term to kindergarten is ---------, pronounced as you er yuan. (Web site)
  2. The first publicly financed kindergarten in the United States was established in St. Louis in 1873 by Susan Blow. (Web site)
  3. In Israel, a fully developed kindergarten (or Gan) system has been developed to cope with the extremely high percentage of working women in society.
  4. Kindergarten  ( help -- info) Kindergarten was invented in 1892.
  5. Kindergarten culminates with a thorough review of phonics, highlighting letter and sound recognition. (Web site)

Full-Day Kindergarten

  1. They feel that full-day kindergarten is a contributing factor for the teacher shortage. (Web site)
  2. Comprehensive evaluation of a full-day kindergarten." Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 12(4), 459-480. (Web site)
  3. This ECS StateNote includes information on each state's offering of full-day kindergarten, as well as policies for student attendance in kindergarten.


  1. Parents feel safe sending their child to kindergarten.
  2. But all developmentally appropriate kindergarten classrooms will have one thing in common: the focus will be on the development of the child as a whole.

Primary School

  1. In New Zealand, kindergarten consists of the first 2 years before Primary School, from age 3 to 5. (Web site)
  2. After finishing upper kindergarten, a child enters Class 1 or Standard 1 of primary school. (Web site)


  1. At the same time, it is widely felt that what children are doing during the kindergarten day is more important than the length of the school day. (Web site)
  2. Full day of kindergarten makes more time for learning, play.
  3. Kindergarten may be half a day in length, (either morning or afternoon), or may be a full-day kindergarten.

All-Day Kindergarten

  1. EJ 441 182. Koopmans, M.(1991). "A study of longitudal effects of all-day kindergarten attendance on achievement." Newark, NJ: Newark Board of Education. (Web site)
  2. EJ 561 697. Gullo, D. F.(1990). "The changing family context: Implications for the development of all-day kindergarten." Young Children, 45(4), 35-39. (Web site)


  1. Every state should have language-arts content standards and curricular frameworks for each grade from kindergarten through third grade.
  2. Benefits of full-day kindergarten include an easier transition into first grade.
  3. We didn't do anything during the summer between kindergarten and 1st grade. (Web site)
  4. My daughter was nowhere near reading in kindergarten, but by second grade, couldn't put books down. (Web site)
  5. After kindergarten, depending on the school, the children would advance to the next level which is usually referred to as first grade.

Children Attend

  1. In North Korea, children attend kindergarten between the ages of four and five. (Web site)
  2. Children attend kindergarten to learn to communicate, play, and interact with others appropriately.

Junior Kindergarten

  1. Within the province of Qu--bec, junior kindergarten is called pr--maternelle and senior kindergarten is called la maternelle. (Web site)
  2. In Ontario, both the senior and junior kindergarten programs, also called the "Early Years", are optional programs. (Web site)
  3. Act 219 has changed the age criteria for kindergarten entry and has established junior kindergarten.

Nursery School

  1. Talk to this year's nursery school teacher and next year's kindergarten teacher and listen to their opinions.
  2. Kindergarten is very occasionally used instead of nursery school, but this is mainly for marketing purposes.
  3. Kindergarten is not a commonly used term in Scotland, where Nursery School is also a form of pre-school daycare with structured activities and learning.


  1. State kindergartens are run by qualified kindergarten teachers who undergo a 4 year training. (Web site)
  2. The three-year program, known as nursery, kindergarten 1 (K1) and kindergarten 2 (K2) prepares children for their first year in primary school education. (Web site)
  3. In the state of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, the first year of primary school is called kindergarten or shortened to kindy. (Web site)

Pre-School Education

  1. In British English, nursery or playgroup is the usual term for pre-school education, and "kindergarten" is rarely used. (Web site)
  2. Among the types of pre-school education available are Kindergarten at the formal school and Play Groups and Day-care Centres at the out-of-school.

Private Schools

  1. At private schools, kindergarten usually consists of three grades, and a fourth one may be added for nursery. (Web site)
  2. In most cases the kindergarten is run as a private school.


  1. EJ 394 085. Puleo, V. T.(1988). "A review and critique of research on full-day kindergarten." Elementary School Journal, 88(4), 427-439. (Web site)
  2. Kindergarten and any elementary aged child gets a blast out of finger-painting. (Web site)
  3. The Lesson Plan Library offers kindergarten and elementary school lesson plans covering all major subjects and special interests.
  4. TPR expert working with Head Start and elementary school Recommendation: TPR Lessons for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary.


  1. In states that do not require districts to offer kindergarten, parents may find there are no kindergarten programs available for their children.
  2. Most school districts apply a chronological age and a residency requirement for eligibility for kindergarten admission. (Web site)


  1. Time4Learning provides kindergarten printable worksheets. (Web site)
  2. Olympic Games for kids, crafts, lesson plan printable activities, medal, maze, coloring pages for preschool and kindergarten.


  1. While Schurz's first kindergarten was German-language, she also advocated the establishment of English-language kindergartens.
  2. The first English-language kindergarten in America was founded in 1859 in Boston by Elizabeth Peabody, who followed Schurz's model. (Web site)


  1. The original Gifts designed by Friedrich Froebel for the first Kindergarten.
  2. Activities in the first kindergarten included singing, dancing, gardening and playing with the Froebel Gifts. (Web site)
  3. Brosterman rescues Friedrich Froebel, the creator of the kindergarten and the father of early childhood education, from undeserved neglect and obscurity. (Web site)


  1. Frederick Froebel created the first kindergarten and introduced the idea that play was the young child's natural mode of learning and self-expression. (Web site)
  2. Only people who die very young learn all they really need to know in kindergarten.


  1. It also focuses on the important role that families play in transition to kindergarten.
  2. Countdown to Kindergarten is a yearlong, citywide effort to help families of children with preschoolers to prepare for kindergarten. (Web site)


  1. Attendance in kindergarten is compulsory from the age of 5 years. (Web site)
  2. Kindergarten attendance is not mandatory in this state.


  1. Unlike in France, kindergarten is called ''la maternelle'' in Canadian French .
  2. In France , the equivalent term to kindergarten, ''maternelle'', designates also preschool .


  1. Kindergarten may also allow parents (especially mothers or fathers) to go back to part-time or full-time employment.
  2. The word kindergarten is however sometimes used in the naming of private nurseries which provide full-day child care for working mothers. (Web site)

Kindergarten Children

  1. At the age of 4 children begin Kindergarten and attend until age 6. (Web site)
  2. Almost all middle-class parents send their children to kindergarten. (Web site)
  3. Before Kindergarten, children may go to nursery for two years. (Web site)
  4. Individual kindergarten classrooms will vary, and curriculum will vary according to the interests and backgrounds of the children.
  5. In Queensland, kindergarten is usually an institution for children around the age of 4 and thus the precursor to preschool and primary education. (Web site)


  1. Children who are five years of age on or before August 1 of the school year will be enrolled in kindergarten.
  2. The first kindergarten was opened in 1837 in Bad Blankenburg , Germany by Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel . (Web site)

School System

  1. The German pre-school is known as a Kindergarten (plural Kinderg--rten) and is not part of the actual school system. (Web site)
  2. In some parts kindergarten is part of the formal school system; in others it may refer to pre-school or daycare.

States Require

  1. Fourteen states require children to attend kindergarten, and two of those -- West Virginia and Louisiana -- require full-day attendance.
  2. Forty-three states mandate that districts offer at least a half-day of kindergarten, and nine states require that districts offer full-day kindergarten.


  1. The three years are commonly called Nursery, Kindergarten 1 (K1) and Kindergarten 2 (K2), respectively.
  2. This practice, called red-shirting, is based on a belief that older children adjust better to the demands of kindergarten than younger children.


  1. Kindergarten programs in South Korea successfully incorporate much academic instruction alongside more playful activities.
  2. The cutoff date to enter kindergarten is inconsistent across the United States.
  3. When I was in kindergarten (forty plus years ago), it was a place to play and socialize. (Web site)
  4. Shepard, L.A. and Smith, M.L. (1989) Synthesis of research on school readiness and kindergarten retention.
  5. Pre- kindergarten questions address issues including readiness, accreditation, and transitions. (Web site)


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