Kindergarten should be FUN. Kurt Schwengel talks about how kindergarten has changed in schools, but the kids haven't changed. Kids still love to play games, learn hands-on and make discoveries. Forcing young kids to sit at desks for many hours a day, memorizing facts and filling out worksheets, in order to keep up with the test-driven, pushed-down academic curriculum...just creates sad, stressed out children.
View the 20 minute TEDxTalks video clip on YouTube. Kurt, the passionate kindergarten teacher, speaks the truth: