Posted by Business Insider on Saturday, January 05, 2020 07:27:06A kindergarten report card can be a huge boost to a child’s academic and social development.
However, research has shown that children who do not have a report card tend to struggle to make sense of their world and are more likely to engage in unhealthy behaviours, such as bullying.
A study published in the journal Psychological Science found that children with a reportcard were more likely than those without one to engage less in peer group interaction, be more likely for the child to experience social anxiety, and be more distressed by negative experiences than their peers.
The study also found that students who had a report of a grade of “below average” were more than twice as likely to have experienced social anxiety than those with a grade “above average”.
This research is one of many looking at how children learn in the classroom, and whether there are any special learning benefits of having a report.
It is hoped that the study will help inform how schools prepare their children for the future, and how they can support them in learning.
The Kindergarden Foundation for Kindergården, which runs the Kindergänzling programme in Copenhagen, Denmark, said that children need the opportunity to be in their own little world.
The report card is a valuable tool in the context of learning and the study is part of an effort to make kindergarten a more positive place, the foundation’s head of research, Jørn Kjærneberg, told Business Insider.
Kindergånden works with schools to ensure that their pupils learn the latest technology and learn to play in their environment.
Kjærrneberg said that in the beginning, it is vital that the school have a clear understanding of what they are teaching.’
We are trying to establish some standards’The school will have a plan of what their children are learning, and the school will give a report to the school board, so that they can assess what the child needs to learn and how to prepare for the learning environment,” Kjørn said.
The kindergarten reportcard is an important step towards that goal, and is important to ensuring that children get the skills they need to succeed in school, he added.
The foundation also uses the report card to make sure that children do not become ‘disadvantaged’ through not having a score, and that they are not simply ‘learning a different curriculum’.’
We need to get the message across, we need to make clear that we have a difference and a different approach, Kjärneberg added.’
But we are trying very hard to create a culture that encourages them to make the right decisions.’
This is not just about grades.
It is about all the different experiences, and we need a whole school to be able to work with a child.’
The key thing is that we all work together, we all are able to come together, and make the best decision we can for the children and for the whole school.’
Kjørnebs’ study focused on children between the ages of four and seven.
The foundation has since added new studies, including on children with learning disabilities, that look at the impact of different learning styles and environments.
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