The surprising answer is “not academics.”
For a child to make friends and succeed socially in kindergarten, there are a few traits that are particularly important, and a few ways parents can help.
How does Montessori differ from a traditional preschool or kindergarten? We break down the major differences.
There are certain signs that a child is emotionally and academically ready for kindergarten, and parents can play a role in helping their kids get there.
How can play time be worked into a kindergartner’s schedule and still ensure educational requirements are being met?
Naps have been put to bed in many kindergarten classrooms. Here, we look at the causes and effects.
Some parents “redshirt” their child, meaning they keep him or her out of kindergarten for an extra year. Is it a good idea?
Is full-day or half-day kindergarten better for children? Here, we take a look at the advantages and drawbacks of both.