Mom: Why I don’t want my son to read in kindergarten

Jessica Smock is a former teacher, teaching fellow and curriculum coordinator with a doctorate in educational policy from Boston University. She is also the mom of a toddler and a five-year-old son who is about to enter kindergarten. She says, “Children’s long-term achievement and self-identities as readers and students can be damaged when they are introduced to reading and literacy too early.” Read the full article here.