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Ready To Learn: Defining Kindergarten Readiness Once and For All!

November 10, 2011 by  
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Now: Everything you need to know to Get Your Child Ready for Kindergarten! Kindergarten readiness, a hot topic among politicians, is also a hot topic among parents. With this in mind, let’s look at how kindergarten readiness goes far beyond learning the ABC’s and starts way back in infancy. Here are some general indicators that early childhood educators agree show children are prepared to enter kindergarten…

Openings for 10th, 11th and 12th Grade Students at DaVinci!

August 3, 2011 by  
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From DaVinci Schools:

Openings for 10th, 11th and 12th Grade Students

We currently have openings for the 2011-2012 school year for eligible 10th and 11th grade students in both Da Vinci Design and Da Vinci Science, and for eligible 12th grade students in Da Vinci Science. Classes begin on August 16, 2011.
Questions? Please contact:

Stefanie Fujinami
sfujinami@davincischools.org

(310) 331-8093

Kindergarten Round Up TIme: Issues to Think About When Considering School Options

February 14, 2011 by  
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This is broken down into questions that you as parents might ask when visiting various schools and things you might notice and consider. It includes a list of local alternative kindergartens for your consideration.

The “No Child Left Behind” Paradox

August 23, 2010 by  
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Today’s kids are not failing the academic standards – the academic standards are failing our kids! “No Child Left Behind” has inadvertently placed undue emphasis on elements that have nothing to do with academic success. The entire system has instead created a generation of button-pushers who lack critical thinking skills as well as the emotional and social intelligence to get their needs met independently. We have to take another critical look at this system before we churn out yet another generation of unmotivated, unskilled, and incapable graduates.

Ready to Learn: Defining Kindergarten Readiness Once and For All!

August 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Parenting From Balance©

Kindergarten readiness, a hot topic among politicians, is also a hot topic among parents. With this in mind, let’s look at how kindergarten readiness goes far beyond learning the ABC’s and starts way back in infancy. Here are some general indicators that early childhood educators agree show children are prepared to enter kindergarten.