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Originally Posted by ShannonCC
One day I was telling my dh about what kindergarten has become and he looked at me like I was nuts, saying isn't K supposed to be blocks and finger paints? It was sure different when I was a child. If you didn't eat the paste, you were doing good, :LOL Now these poor children get pushed so fast.
|(sorry if this is disjointed - I blame the Nyquil )|
Mom to 10yo Autistic Wonder Boy and 6yo Inquisitive Fireball Girl . December birthdays.
|Then in the second half of first grade it just clicked! and by the summer I was reading Tales of the Forth Grade Nothing by myself.|
|Many countries are actually pushing reading instruction LATER. Most children who are taught to read around 8 pick it up easily and remain lifelong readers (they always feel they are good at it and it is fun). This early reading instruction that is currently being pushed just really peeves me.|
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