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

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 18, 2006 - Education - 228 pages
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The key to your child's educational success is in your hands

"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"

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 kindergartner'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 kindergartenerYour child's learning style--visual, auditory, or kinesthetic--and how it affects the way your child learns and processes informationHundreds of easy-to-do activities designed to help your child meet specific learning requirementsEnvironmental learning sections that identify learning opportunities in the everyday worldMethods and checklists to assess your child's progressThe developmental and social changes expected of your kindergartener as well as information on how to determine readiness to move up to the first gradeRecommendations of age-appropriate books and software that will enhance learning

Give your child the gift of your time--and help him or her get the most out of school with Kindergarten Success.

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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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