In this issues-focused book, the experts explore the research on early schooling and reexamine educational beliefs, policies, and practices relating to the first years of school. Scholars, researchers, and other professionals will learn about readiness assessment, cultural diversity, entrance ages, children with disabilities, grade retention, children in poverty, classroom structure, personnel preparation, and family-school-community partnerships. In this resource that investigates the kindergarten issue with academic rigor, professionals will discover why early school transitions need to be improved and how these critical transitions affect children's future educational success.One of the readiness tests used in this study was the Brigance K and 1 Screen ( Brigance, 1982). This widely ... The technical manual produced by the Brigance publisher shows that 25% of the children not at risk academically on the follow-up anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Transition to Kindergarten|
|Author||:||Robert C. Pianta, Martha J. Cox|
|Publisher||:||Paul H Brookes Publishing Company - 1999|