Your child has been learning from the moment they were born and have learnt more in that time than they are ever likely to learn in the same space of time again, but does this mean they are ready for school?
Starting school is a tremendously exciting but equally scary time for children and their families! Is My Child Ready for School? is a guide for parents on all things school. Based on current research on brain development and insights from many years of teaching, it examines many aspects of development related to learning. Whilst based on theory there are practical and simple suggestions to help parents make the important decision about when to start school and what skills and knowledge are required.
It also provides tips on selecting a school, how to make a smooth and successful transition to school and how to support your child in there first year of learning.
About the Author
Karen Seinor has been passionate educator for over 17 years. She has worked as both a classroom teacher and an ESL teacher and whilst she has enjoyed her many roles as a teacher her passion lies in Kindergarten which she taught for many years. She has a focus on education in Australia as she examines key issues through the lens of both teacher and parent.