Development & Learning
The possibility of repeating kindergarten – or any other grade – is a reminder to keep on top of children’s progress in school from the very beginning of the year. It’s easier to fix things when a problem is identified early.
Few things are more important to a preschooler’s cognitive development than messing around freely with interesting things. They’ve got to get their hands dirty in order to figure out how things work ...
According to the University of Oregon College of Education phonemic awareness is essential to learning to read in an alphabetic writing system and is a strong predictor of children who experience early reading success.