(Total length: 57 min, 23 sec | 6-part series)
How will I know if my child is ready for Kindergarten? Meet a panel of Worthington-area Kindergarten teachers and find out the important skills and abilities they say children need to be ready for Kindergarten.
How will I know if my child is ready for Kindergarten? Judy Chosy, Director of Smoky Row Children's Center in Worthington, Ohio, says that this is one of parents' most frequently asked questions of teachers. In this annual program sponsored by Worthington Libraries, a panel of Kindergarten teachers from Worthington-area schools answers common questions from parents. Panelists include:
Moderator Judy Chosy opens the program by inviting parents in attendance to write down their questions on index cards. Chosy then poses parents' questions to the panel for thorough discussion. Questions addressed include:
To conclude the program, Kim Gales, Youth Services Librarian, describes some of the many helpful resources for parents and for children available at Worthington Libraries, including informative books for parents and fiction and nonfiction books for children.