All About "kindergartners" and "teachers"

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What Every Parent Should Know About Standardized Testing

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If your child is constantly sharpening up those No. 2 pencils, you may want to ask your child's teacher for a meeting and find out just what those test scores really mean.

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Is Preschool the New Kindergarten?

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While most experts agree on the benefits of preschool, there is less agreement when it comes to implementing government-funded Universal Preschool.

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Choosing a Preschool

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Lisamarie Sanders The question: My husband and I are considering preschool for our four-year-old daughter. What sorts of things should we look for?

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Choosing a Kindergarten

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Elisa Medhus, MD Not many things are as anxiety provoking as choosing the "right" kindergarten for your child. We parents seem so bent on giving our kids special advantages.

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What to Do if Your Preschooler Hates School

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Many preschoolers who are going to school for the first time may be reluctant to spend time away from their parents, or they may be frightened to interact with other children and adults.

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'My Teacher is Mean!' What to do When Your Child Dislikes His Teacher

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As a parent or an educator, there aren't too many things more distressing than hearing a child say, "I don't want to go to school. My teacher is so mean!" We don't want to see our children in pain, especially when it's caused by someone we need to trust for their emotional and mental well-being on a daily basis. So, what can you say or do when your child comes home from school and complains about their teacher?

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