MECK Pre-K Blog

MECK Pre-K Blog

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Everything You Need to Know for Pre-K Enrollment

Everything You Need to Know for Pre-K Enrollment

Pre-K is a major component of a great early childhood education. This program helps prepare children for the social and academic challenges ahead in kindergarten and all their schooling to come. Given the importance of pre-K, many parents experience stress about whether or not their child is ready, or how to enroll. We’re here to help by answering all of these questions!

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What Age Is Pre-K?

What Age Is Pre-K?

The average age of a child entering pre-K in the US is between three and four, but typically pre-K starts at age four. Programs that accept children at younger ages may be categorized as preschools, not pre-K.

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How to Find a Free Pre-K Near You

How to Find a Free Pre-K Near You

Believe it or not, pre-k programs aren’t all free of charge. Certain programs are limited based on income requirements, while others vary by state. Here are a few things to know as you search for free pre-K options in your area.

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A Pre-K Education Starts With the Right Curriculum

A Pre-K Education Starts With the Right Curriculum

The key difference between preschool and daycare is the pre-K curriculum. A curriculum is what educators intend to teach their students over the course of a semester or school year. A preschool curriculum should encourage learning and growth in a number of areas to prepare children for kindergarten. This includes their literacy abilities, social skills, attitude toward learning, and much more.

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What Is The Difference Between Preschool and Pre-K?

What Is The Difference Between Preschool and Pre-K?

In this post, we’ll answer the question, “What is the difference between preschool and pre-K?” and explain the importance of a pre-K program for your children. Research shows that a high-quality pre-K program benefits children not only throughout their education but even during adulthood.

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What Should I Know Before Enrolling My Child in a Pre-K Program?

What Should I Know Before Enrolling My Child in a Pre-K Program?

Parents have a limited time to decide on a pre-K program and enroll a child. They can prepare in advance by knowing their options and gathering supporting documents to accompany their application. When parents have what is needed for pre-K enrollment, the process goes more smoothly!

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Is Pre-K Better than Keeping My Child at Home?

Is Pre-K Better than Keeping My Child at Home?

As a parent, you want the best for your child and will do anything to ensure they have an excellent education. But you may be wondering whether you should send them to pre-K or whether you should homeschool them instead. It’s a difficult question, and you will be searching for some detailed answers.

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How Important Is Pre-K to Childhood Development?

How Important Is Pre-K to Childhood Development?

Pre-K is a classroom-based education designed to help children build social, physical, emotional, and cognitive skills. At the same time, it introduces classroom learning so that children are familiar with the process when they get to kindergarten.

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Is Pre-K Really Worth It?

Is Pre-K Really Worth It?

Pre-kindergarten is an optional program that parents can enroll their children in, usually at age four and during the school year preceding kindergarten. Many parents opt to have their kids skip pre-k entirely, usually in an effort to save money. 

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