What has been happening to kindergarten, all over the oountry, is an absolute travesty. I’ve complained about this often, on this blog, on Facebook, and in presentations to teachers and administrators.
I recently watched this video produced by Defending the Early Years. I can’t say anything better than Jim St. Clair says it here. Listen, ponder, share, rage and, hopefully, think of how we can do something to return Kindergarten to the joyful place that it once was.
If you want to read more about Choice Time, you might find my book on this topic of interest. https://www.amazon.com/Choice-Time-Learning-Through-Inquiry/dp/0325077657/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1545924774&sr=8-1&keywords=choice+time+how+to+deepen+learning+through+inquiry+and+play+prek-2