Taking Back Kindergarten

Mar 6, 2019 | 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Recording: Taking Back Kindergarten, Mar 6, 2019

As their bridge to schooling, kindergarten can bring structure to children’s natural curiosity. But many K classrooms today are structured like those of later grades: focusing on academic competencies over foundational social-emotional, cognitive, and motor skills. If we’re serious about improving outcomes across the K-12 continuum, we need to recommit to developmentally appropriate instruction, to guided, play-based, whole-child learning. It’s time to take back kindergarten.



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Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Format: Panel
Event Type: Session