What should be learned in kindergarten?

Where Can Parents Find Out More About Kindergarten Practices?

ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education
University of Illinois
College of Education
805 West Pennsylvania Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801-4897
(217) 333-1386

National Association for the Education of Young Children
1834 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009-2460

Association for Childhood Education International
11501 Georgia Ave, Suite 315
Wheaton, MD 20902


Abstracts of the following journal articles and documents are available in the ERIC database. Journal articles, marked with EJ, can be found at most research libraries. Documents, marked with ED, can be found on microfiche at more than 900 locations or ordered in paper copy or microfiche from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service. Call 1-800-LET-ERIC for more details.

Karweit, N. (March 1992). "The Kindergarten Experience: Synthesis of Research." Educational Leadership, 49 (6), 82-86. EJ 441 182.

Katz, L. G. (1989). Pedagogical Issues In Early Childhood Education. ED 321 840.


Katz, L. G. and S. D. Chard (1992). The Project Approach. ED 340 518.

Katz, L. G. and S. D. Chard (1989). Engaging Children's Minds: The Project Approach. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Corporation.

Moyer, J., H. Egertson, and J. Isenberg (April 1987). "The Child-Centered Kindergarten: Association for Childhood Education International Position Paper." Childhood Education, 63 (4), 235- 242. EJ 357 171.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (January 1988). "NAEYC Position Statement on Developmentally Appropriate Practice in the Primary Grades, Serving 5- Through 8-Year-Olds." Young Children, 43 (2), 64-84. EJ 365 176.

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