August 2018 – Della Larsen's Class

Here comes Kindergarten!! Are they ready?

August 20, 2018

The more I see, the more I realize the importance of transitions. For students — and of course for their parents and teachers — the transition to Kindergarten is one of the iconic moments in life. In the world of K-to-12, it all begins with K! Now is the time to think about readiness. Summer is full upon us — in a blink of the eye, the little ones will be hopping onto buses or into family cars, for that oh-so-very-long journey to the first day of Kindergarten. We want the journey to be a great one. To be safe, to be fun and to be full of learning.                                                                                                                 Unfortunately, every year, more and more kids are coming into kindergarten without the skills they need. That fear creeps into parents’ minds in August — and teachers can only hope that the new students will...

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