FORUM ON CHILD AND FAMILY
ABOUT CHILD STATS.GOV
Shows statistics and awareness of family and
22 Federal Agencies collected and researched the
information given in the website
Well-being based on different categories such as:
Family and Social Environment
THE KINDERGARTEN YEAR
Reading, Mathematics and Science Assessments
status, and Race
THINGS I LEARNED
Older kindergarteners scored higher on
mathematical testing, then younger aged
kindergarteners. ( across most assessments)
Differences in children’s approach to learning is
seen in kindergarten. (learning styles)
Females typically score higher than males on the
Does kindergarten play a huge
role in the life of a
Do parents realize that kindergarten is the first
stepping stone to further cognitive development?
How important is kindergarten?
Children in kindergarten have
scores than children not in kindergarten
This will show the importance of kindergarten in a
child’s educational development
Does kindergarten play a major role in a child’s
success in cognitive development?
Education as an institution plays a major role in a
MY RESEARCH METHOD
Population: 5 year olds (M/F)
Overall difference in kindergarten vs. no kindergarten
(conditions per experiment)
Collect data from a hundred families of the same
demographic with same age child.
Have the parents of both conditions read and practice the
same things at home.
Give same reading, mathematic, and science assessment.
Independent variable- kindergarten vs. no kindergarten
Dependent variable- Ability on each assessment