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Starting Out with Rubrics, January 2005

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Starting Out with Rubrics, January 2005

This document discusses the use of rubrics in a kindergarten/first grade classroom. It discusses the definition of a rubric, types of rubrics, the purpose of a rubric, and various rating scales and descriptor icons.   Click here to read the fact...

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Full Day Kindergarten, December 2002

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Full Day Kindergarten, December 2002

The California Kindergarten Association Research Committee reviewed the literature on the topic of Full Day Kindergarten covering the publication period 1980 to the present. Combined with information from the 1994 Fact Sheet on All-Day Kindergarten published by the California Kindergarten Association, this paper continues to report the findings of researchers and educators throughout the United States. The literature consisted of comparative research studies, evaluation studies of programs, theoretical articles, and previous reviews on this...

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Class Size in Kindergarten, Implications for Teaching – December 1996

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Class Size in Kindergarten, Implications for Teaching – December 1996

  The kindergarten and primary teachers and students in California have been given an important gift this fall (1996) – reduced class size. Now districts must choose between implementing reduced classes in kindergarten through second grade or in first through third grade. A majority of the State of California’s youngest students will be assigned to classes with twenty students. The impact of this fundamental change in class size will be felt throughout the State.   Click here to read the fact...

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