Saturday, May 02, 2015
"A 1979 first-grade readiness checklist asks if your child can travel alone in the neighborhood, but not if she can read"
That being said, it seems we may have lost something along the way...
KJ Antonia recently posted about this at Slate.com:
"Is your child ready for first grade? Earlier this month, Chicago Now blogger Christine Whitley reprinted a checklist from a 1979 child-rearing series designed to help a parent figure that one out. Ten out of 12 meant readiness."