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Back to School: Tips for rising kindergartners

Posted August 10, 2010 8:59 p.m. EDT
Updated July 8, 2012 7:53 p.m. EDT

The very first day of school is almost here for many rising kindergartners and already here for those in year-round school.

Michelle Chachkes, a licensed clinical social worker and former parent counselor at Project Enlightenment, who is now with N.C. Parent Consultants, offers some tips for us parents who are sending their kids off to kindergarten.

What should you do about those first homework assignments? How important is routine? Should you even call it "big kid school?" Chachkes has the answers. Watch the video for more.