Deedee and Adam discuss some of the pros and cons that surround redshirting in kindergarten. Redshirting is the process of delaying student enrollment in kindergarten.
- Samuels, Christina A. , 2017, August 29, Delaying Child’s Starting Age for School a Tough Call for Parents, Education Weekly https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/delaying-childs-starting-age-for-school-a-tough-call-for-parents/2017/08
- Wong, Alia, Updated, 2021, March 11, Beyond the Pros and Cons of Redshirting, Atlantic Weekly, https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/08/beyond-the-pros-and-cons-of-redshirting/401159/
- Cult of Pedagogy, 2016, APRIL 24, Kindergarten Redshirting: How Kids Feel About it Later in Life, https://www.cultofpedagogy.com/academic-redshirting/
About the Podcast
The Classroom Collaborative Podcast is a show about teaching, classroom, and education. We tackle new classroom tips and tricks in every episode.
About Your Hosts
Deedee Wills is an early childhood educator, instructional coach, and international educational consultant. She is also the author of the award-winning blog, Mrs. Wills Kindergarten.
Adam Peterson is a kindergarten teacher, nationally recognized speaker, and educational consultant. He also the creator of the popular YouTube channel, TeachersLearn2.com.
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Deedee & Adam