Posts Tagged:children and kindergarten

How Much is too Much in Kindergarten?

This article originally found at NPR Nowadays, kindergarteners are learning things that are increasingly more complex. When I was a child, kindergarten consisted of sitting on a mat playing games like duck-duck-goose and who stole the cookie from the cookie jar, naps, and play-doh. It was also about preparing for going to a higher grade. Of…

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Young Children Reap Benefits by Starting Kindergarten Later

Original article found on In a recent study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, children who start kindergarten a year later gained mental health benefits as well as increased self-regulation of attention and hyperactivity span in the classroom. According to researchers at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, a child starting kindergarten a year…

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