In the Kindergarten Classroom For decades, five-year-olds have been entering kindergarten with varying levels of academic proficiency. Some might be able to read. Others may know most of the alphabet, letter sounds and numbers. Children with these skills are usually ready to learn in the kindergarten setting on day one. However, there are plenty of […]
About Karen Juall
A kindergarten teacher in a N.H. public school, Karen Juall has been in the early childhood education field for over 30 years. She has directed child daycare, Head Start, and family literacy programs. A graduate of Bank Street College of Education, Karen has been a long-time advocate for high-quality preschool programs for all children, but particularly those from low-income families.