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Kindergarten Kids to Get Cyber Safety Training

Children as young as four will now be trained in cybersecurity due to concerns they are at risk of being targeted online by child sex offenders. The Federal Government has announced the ThinkUKnow cybersafety program will be extended to children in kindergarten and years one and two. The program, aimed at parents, teachers and until [...]

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Preschoolers Are Able To Do Algebra

Millions of high school and college algebra students are united in a shared agony over solving for x and y, and for those to whom the answers don’t come easily, it gets worse: Most preschoolers and kindergarteners can do some algebra before even entering a math class. In a recently published study in the journal [...]

Kindergarten Boy Suspended for His Mohawk

When 5-year-old Ethan Clos showed up at school with a short, spiky mohawk last week, his fellow kindergarteners thought it was cool. But administrators at Reid Primary and Middle School in Springfield, Ohio, deemed the edgy cut too disruptive, and ordered him home until he adopted a tamer style. via Kindergarten Boy Suspended for His [...]

The pressures of kindergarten

I read an article a week ago in Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph that really hit a nerve. The article reported that ‘Fearful parents are unnecessarily sending pre-schoolers to early learning classes to give them an academic edge,’ and that ‘Some schools and teachers are also contributing to a sense that children are "failing" kindergarten, and becoming [...]