If we had universal, high-quality pre-K in this country our kindergartens would be worlds different from the way they are now. At the moment, the first months of kindergarten tend to be bedlam. Half the class – or more – in most public school kindergartens today has never learned to take turns, share, follow directions, […]
Kathreen Harrison is a public school teacher in Maine. She has a master’s degree from Bank Street College of Education and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College. She has worked in a variety of schools in New York and Maine in a number of capacities – French teacher, gifted and talented teacher, elementary school teacher, and curriculum coordinator for island schools. She has lived in Maine for 20 years and has a particular interest in school reform.