It's time to return to developmentally appropriate Kindergarten. The obsessive focus on standards and the misuse of testing has turned Kindergarten into first grade. Instead of a place to grow socially and academically, Kindergarten has become a place of high pressure focus on assessment. Enjoy this Ted-Talk about what Kindergarten should really be like.
Check out Kurt's web site at www.RockAndRollKindergarten.com
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) supports developmentally appropriate kindergartens. See their web site
for position papers
, and research
Stop the Testing Insanity!
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