You're teaching kindergarten this year. What do you need to know? Welcome kindergartners to the new world of school and address their need for repetition, routine, structure, and lively, hands-on explorations. Margaret Berry Wilson shows you how in this practical book. In a warm, conversational style punctuated with anecdotes from her own classrooms she offers practical, specific advice for kindergarten teachers on topics such as: Arranging a circle, desks, and tablesChoosing and storing suppliesScheduling a child-centered day and teaching daily routinesPlanning special projects and field trips that maximize learning and build communityUnderstanding the special concerns of kindergartners' parents and finding the best ways to communicate with themPart of the What Every Teacher Needs to Know K 5 Series! Buy a set of these grade-level books and get all 6 grade-level titles for the price of 5!