Category: Arlington ISD Pre K

Pre-K Online

Pre-K Online: Is it Worth it?

August 14, 2020
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Five Reasons Online Pre-K is Worth it Pre-K is the beginning of a child’s educational journey. It’s about getting children ready for kindergarten through purposeful play, fun songs, hands-on exploration and interaction with others. It’s about inspiring curiosity and building confidence. But can all that happen if Pre-K is online? Is online Pre-K even worth…

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Pre-K prepares students for kindergarten

Kindergarten Teachers at Arlington ISD Talk About Pre-K

July 30, 2020
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Preparing Students for the Future Starts in Pre-K Pre-K is touted as a great way to prepare kids for kindergarten and kick-start their educational journeys. But who knows better than the kindergarten teachers who see firsthand the impact Pre-K has on some of their students. Here is what several Arlington ISD kindergarten teachers had to…

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Bilingual Pre-K

Bilingual Pre-K Teaches Students in English and Spanish Languages

July 17, 2020
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Bilingual Pre-K Delivers English and Spanish Instruction Where can a four-year-old learn to read and write in Spanish while also learning English and having a lot of fun? The Arlington ISD’s bilingual Pre-K program, offered at 25 elementary schools. “In Arlington ISD we embrace and respect other cultures and celebrate diversity,” said Dr. Jackeline Orsini,…

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the importance of Pre-K

Two Arlington ISD Principals Share Importance of Pre-K

July 10, 2020
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Arlington ISD Principals Stress Why Pre-K Is Important Pre-K is not merely an add-on to a child’s K-12 education. It is a key component that kickstarts the youngest learners’ educational journey. Just ask the two Arlington ISD principals who used to teach Pre-K. Dr. Connie Spence, principal at Kooken Education Center, and Beth Anne Woodard,…

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community-based pre-k

New Partnership Enhances Arlington ISD Community-Based Pre-K

July 2, 2020
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Community-Based Pre-K Expands Partnerships Across the Arlington ISD Arlington ISD’s new community-based Pre-K partnership is a win for everyone. While community-based Pre-K isn’t new in the district, a new three-way partnership among Arlington ISD, Child Care Associates and local child-care centers is not only keeping the program going, but it’s also ensuring the program continues…

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Johns Elementary pre-k patio

2019 Bond Gets Johns Elementary a New Pre-K Patio

June 29, 2020
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Johns Elementary Pre-K Gets a New Look Thanks to 2019 Bond Voters Johns Elementary has a new Pre-K patio. The first construction project of the 2019 Bond to be completed, this project at Johns replaced an old patio that was falling apart. See construction photos. “The patio had been falling and detaching from the building,”…

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Head Start Pre-K PLUS

Arlington ISD Announces New Head Start Pre-K Program

May 29, 2020
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Arlington ISD Head Start Pre-K PLUS Program Expands Opportunities For Students Arlington ISD is excited to announce a new partnership with Child Care Associates to establish the first Arlington ISD Head Start Pre-K PLUS program at an Arlington ISD campus. This new program will bring the district’s outstanding Pre-K programming to even more of the…

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purposeful play pre-k

Purposeful Play Fosters Learning In Pre-K

May 15, 2020
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Purposeful Play Builds Educational Foundation Lots of playtime probably isn’t what comes to mind when you think about going to school. But for Arlington ISD’s Pre-K students, purposeful play is a big part of every day. “Sometimes, when people hear the word play, they think it’s a bad word, that students are unsupervised, running around,…

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