kindergarten

Teaching Your Children Their ABC’s Without Them Realizing It

Contributor: Kendra Martin | File type : Blog Post

For many of our private schools, kindergarten only runs several days of the week or starts in the second half of the school year and may have barely gotten a start before COVID-19 made its appear... Read More

Are They Ready? Evaluating a Child’s Preparation for First Grade

Contributor: Kayla Yoder | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Tracking a child's age is not difficult, but maturity can be can different matter. How do teachers and parents assess whether a child is ready to thrive in school? Kayla describes the social and acade... Read More

Dealing with Dilemmas Panel Discussion

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 38 | File type : Audio

Experienced school leaders respond to questions regarding manipulative parents, school readiness, and related topics. Moderated by Jonas Sauder. This is a follow-up discussion to the Dealing with D... Read More

Dealing with Dilemmas Presentations

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

This recording includes four presentations: Grade 1: Ready or Not? When and How to Dismiss a Teacher The Manipulative Parent The Dress Code Questions regarding these topics were... Read More

Preschool Checklist

Contributor: Randall Yoder | File type : Document

This document offers parents a way to assess their child's readiness for school. Your school may wish to adapt this list and share it with the parents of future students. Download this document now... Read More

Preparing the Preschooler for First Grade

Contributor: Randall Yoder | File type : Document

How should parents get their child ready to go to school? This document gives a range of readiness targets from cheerful obedience to jumping rope. Your school may wish to adapt this list and share it... Read More

Laying a Solid Pre-School Foundation

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Document

How should parents prepare their children for school (and life in general)? How does a school assess whether a child is ready to enroll in first grade? Jonas offers this list of preparation goals. ... Read More

Recommendations for Parents and Preschoolers (Jonas Sauder)

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 68 | File type : Audio

What should a child know or be able to do before going to school? Jonas discusses readiness skills. Courtesy Christian Light Education (CLE).

School of Infancy

Contributor: John Amos Comenius | File type : Book

Comenius bases his essay on three premises: 1. The preciousness of the treasure which God bestows on them to whom He entrusts the pledges of life. 2. To what end or purpose He confers those pledges, a... Read More