early childhood education

Bernheim Forest hosting workshops on nature-based play

Registration is open for four Nature Play Training Institutes to be held March through June at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest in Clermont. The workshops will focus on the benefits of play-based learning for child development and improving outdoor play opportunities.

By |2018-02-14T14:08:51-05:00February 15, 2018|

Ready to learn

Districts across the state are trying new ways to increase kindergarten readiness.

By |2018-12-03T15:36:31-05:00April 7, 2015|

Learning while playing in Union County

Last month, data from the Kindergarten Readiness Screener was released showing that half of incoming kindergarten students are ready for school. The screener gives kindergarten teachers an instructional starting point for their classes.

By |2018-09-21T14:32:23-04:00February 5, 2015|

Half of incoming kindergartners are ready for school

Gov. Steve Beshear announced Wednesday that 50 percent of students who started kindergarten this school year were ready to learn and succeed. That is up from 49 percent last year. Despite the gain, about 24,500 students entered kindergarten unprepared. “While we are moving in the right direction, this data reinforces the importance of quality early learning opportunities for all children,” [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:49:28-05:00January 22, 2015|
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