Readiness refers to the child’s attainment of a certain set of social/emotional, language, psychomotor and cognitive skills needed to learn, work, and function successfully in school. A more constructive way to consider readiness is to remove the expectations from the child and place those expectations onto the schools and the families. Young children have wide ranging needs and require support in preparing them for the high standards of learning they will face in elementary school. Kindergarten readiness is an often discussed topic for preschool parents while academic concepts and skills are certainly a part of it, there’s much more to preparing for kindergarten. There are things that can be done now to prepare the child’s to be emotionally, socially, behaviorally, and academically successful in kindergarten, Sherwin Gesey.
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It is also important for them to be able to follow directions and to have the ability to express their feelings. Here are the 10 kindergarten readiness skills to focus on as work with the child: Writing, letter recognition, beginning sounds, number recognition and counting, shapes and colors, fine motor skills, cutting, reading readiness, attention and following directions
We take this opportunity to express gratitude to all of the Department faculty members for their help and support. We also place on record, our sense of gratitude to one and all, who directly or indirectly, have lent their hand in this venture.
We are grateful to our Almighty God for the good health and well being that were necessary to. We extremely thankful and indebted to our advisor Mrs. Gladly May S. Tortal for sharing expertise, and sincere and valuable guidance and encouragement extended to us. For the continuous support of our dean Dr. Rhoda J. Amor Ph.D study and research, for her patience, motivation, enthusiasm, and immense knowledge. Her guidance helped us in all the time of research and writing of this thesis. We could not have imagined having a better advisor and mentor for our research study.
We would like to thank the rest of our thesis committee for their encouragement, insightful comments, and hard questions.
We thank each of us, to our co researchers for the stimulating discussions, for the sleepless nights we were working together before deadlines. We are grateful to our classmates and schoolmates who also supported us. We would like to thank our parents for giving birth as at the first place and supporting our spiritually throughout our lives, through this venture and we also thank our family for the unceasing encouragement, support and attention.
Last, but not the least we would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to our expert statistician Mrs. Lorena Crobes from Central Philippine State University (CPSU), for giving her time and support in statistical treatment of the data of this study.
Godbless us all…