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School readiness in United States

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School readiness in United States
  1. Schooling
    1. Elementary School (Compulsory)
      1. Refers to the first 8 years of formal education
        1. children finish elemtary school when they are in fifth or sixth grade (aged 11 or 12)
          1. successful completion of elementary education students can then go onto middle school (aged 11 or 12)
          2. children start elementary school when they are five or six years old
            1. A child's ability to move from one year to the next is based on their achievement of specified skills. If these are not met then a child is expected to repeat the year.
              1. Subjects studied include, maths, english, science, geography, history, addiotnal languages, music etc
              2. Kindergarden
                1. first year of primary education. Children start kindergarten at the age of 5 years
                  1. Pre kindergarden
                    1. This is an optional part of a child's education which is for children aged three to five years. These two years are believed to be a crucial part of a child's education. During this period the main focus is to enhance the child's formation of character, develop their personality, cognition, curiosity, social skills, emotional development, develop their physical skills, , their curiosity and language skills.
                  2. High school
                    1. Junior high (12- 14 years)
                      1. senior high (15- 17 years)
                    2. In 2001, there were 92,858 elementary schools (68,173 public, 24,685 private) in the United States.
                      1. Bibliography Bennett, William J.,Chester E. Finn, Jr., and John T. E. Crib, Jr., The Educated Child: A Parent’s Guide from Preschool Through Eighth Grade. New York: The Free Press, 1999
                        1. What determinenes if a child is school ready?
                          1. It is the responsibility of schools to be ready for all children at all levels of readiness. Readiness in the child is defined by...
                            1. Physical well-being and motor development, including health status, growth, and disability
                              1. Social and emotional development, including turn-taking, cooperation, empathy, and the ability to express one's own emotions
                                1. Approaches to learning, including enthusiasm, curiosity, temperament, culture, and values
                                  1. Language development, including listening, speaking, and vocabulary, as well as literacy skills, including print awareness, story sense, and writing and drawing processes
                                    1. General knowledge and cognition, including sound-letter association, spatial relations, and number concepts.
                                  2. U.S FLAG
                                    1. statistics to show where the US is on the PISA results
                                      1. Science place 28 with a mean score of 497
                                        1. Mathematics place 36 with a mean score of 481
                                          1. Reading 24 with a mean score of 498
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