Op-Ed, Common Core, emotional competence, emotions, kindergarten, self-regulation

Boston Globe Letters: At age 5, focus should be on emotions, not testing

Dr. Donna Housman

Dr. Donna Housman's thoughts on the shortcomings of Common Core were recently published in the Sunday Globe. Dr. Housman responded to Is the Common Core killing kindergarten?. She wrote about the importance of self-regulation from the beginning and reiterated her belief that this competency--not pressurized testing--will determine children's academic success.

Tags: Op-Ed, Common Core, emotional competence, emotions, kindergarten, self-regulation

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