Even kids who have attended daycare can find the first days of kindergarten stressful. The good news is that parents can take practical steps this summer, to prepare for the fall transition.
Children who aren't ready for school tend to lag behind their peers in later grades. Parents and teachers can help.
About two out of seven children are likely bored in their classrooms, as they aren't learning much that is new. Should these children skip grades? What's the evidence on grade-skipping?
Parents are sending their children to private pre-school programs as a way to ensure they are ready to start school. But are these effective?
Researchers have found large achievement gaps in science in kindergarten. However, these can change significantly in subsequent years.
Kindergarteners are under tremendous pressure – doing as many as 15 academic activities in a day, with a shorter recess time. What is the long-term impact?
Want kids to improve fluency in English language? Try dance and drama as teaching tools.
South Korean students have consistently been at the top of global standardized tests. But the high grades have come at a tremendous cost.