A bridge to build

Harris, Rebecca
July 2011
Catalyst in Depth;Summer2011, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p12
The author looks at the challenges facing teachers in the Chicago Public School District in Illinois in aligning preschool and kindergarten curriculum and in helping students on the transition from preschool to kindergarten. She discusses the benefits to teachers of having a chance to assess incoming students before school started. She also describes some examples of initiatives that could help teachers in sustaining the learning momentum of preschool. INSETS: WHAT SHOULD KINDERGARTENERS KNOW?;KINDERGARTEN READINESS;KINDERGARTEN REPORT CARD.


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