Higley’s Early Childhood Development Director Patti Gleason sat down with preschool instructors to answer some common questions from parents about kindergarten. Many thanks to the teachers who helped make these videos possible:
Susie Markosian, Sossaman Early Childhood Development Center KinderPrep teacher
Jen Ziegler, Sossaman Early Childhood Development Center STARS teacher
Sarah Beinfohr Cooley Early Childhood Development Center, KinderPrep teacher
Will Special Education services continue into kindergarten?
What social emotional skills does my child need to be successful in kindergarten?
What academic skills should children have in order to be ready for kindergarten?
Does my child need to know all the letters and sounds?
What math skills or concepts does my child need to know?
Will my child continue their specialty program in Kindergarten?
What can I do over the summer to help my child be ready for kindergarten?
What else can I do over summer?