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Researchers Identify ‘Magic 8’ Practices to Create Excellent Preschool Classrooms

A study of 840 children over two years has identified eight teacher actions that had the largest effect on students' success in preschool and preparation for kindergarten. 

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November 09, 2017  |  Posted in Research

How Do We Know When Nebraska’s Children are Kindergarten-Ready?

How do we know when children are ready for kindergarten? The ability to identify letters and numbers and have a working vocabulary are often used as benchmarks, yet these don’t tell the whole story.  Read More

August 24, 2017  |  Posted in General

The Day Mrs. Peatrow Visited Kindergarten

Kindergarten teachers say they recognize very early which children will succeed in school and who will struggle. The early years matter—the kinds of experiences and environments our youngest children encounter determine their path—it’s up to the adults in their lives to make sure that path is a solid one. Read More

August 04, 2016  |  Posted in General