Do you have a child who will be entering kindergarten in the fall? Atlanta Public Schools is excited to offer a high-quality, hands-on and interactive experience that helps our most curious and creative little learners build self-esteem, social skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Yes, the 2020-2021 school year will begin virtually for at least the first nine weeks. Some parents have questions about early learning in a virtual environment. Is there value? How can it work? Yes, there is value to virtual kindergarten! Our committed and talented kindergarten teachers have developed an engaging online learning experience for our young learners, which includes:
- Intentional and strategic screen time
- Active engagement and participation
- Frequent movement and breaks
- Individualization and differentiation
- Focus on relationships
- Plan for materials and technology
- Direct communication with families
Help your student take flight to kindergarten at the APS Kinder Experience on Thursday, August 13, 6p.m. on Zoom (go to https://tinyurl.com/kinderexperience or call 301-715-8592). Spanish translation will be available in the Zoom room. The one-hour virtual orientation is designed to help families and children transition into a virtual kindergarten classroom. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about enrollment and the day in the life of an APS kindergartner!
At APS, we know that an early start is key to a brighter future. Kindergarten is a critical transitional year between early childhood and a foundational step to the rest of your child’s education. College and career readiness starts in kindergarten. So, don’t delay. Register your kindergartner for school today at www.atlantapublicschools.us/kinderenroll.