First Grade Readiness - Are We Asking the Right Questions? - The BEarth Institute
Looking back on my children’s education I can honestly say that the question, “When are they ready for first grade?” was one of the hardest issues I had to deal with during their entire educational career. But why did I struggle so much with this question and why is it the most popular question we receive from new parents? For me it was about the struggle between my own childhood anxieties and the pressures of society – both fear-based reasons for making a decision. On Monday I would reflect on how I grew up to fast as a child and Continue Reading