It’s a common question from parents of preschoolers: “Does my child need to be able to print his or her name before starting kindergarten?”
Young children learn through play, which by its very nature provides a context for physical, social, emotional, cognitive creative and linguistic learning.
For the past five years, Ontario schools have been introducing full-day junior kindergarten. Do parents think it’s right for their kids? Two moms and an expert weigh in.