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- n. A child who attends a kindergarten
- n. A person who teaches at a kindergarten
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- n. a child who attends a preschool or kindergarten
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We've tried very hard not to put any academic pressure on Mason and it frustrates me deeply that my kindergartener is worried about his chances to get into Harvard, as it were, metaphorically speaking.
It would never have occurred to me to say anything but "kindergartener," but I looked it up in Webster's Collegiate and sure enough, the one preserving German morphology is the preferred spelling.
As any Montessori kindergartener can handle serving, eating, and cleaning-up after himself, a teacher shouldn't need to be an educational wizard to turn the daily at-desk breakfast routine into a teachable moment on personable responsibility.
She'd pop out each time our kindergartener said that "that's a boy thing!"
The answers we've heard are heartbreaking: a fourth grader who thinks he's stupid because his undiagnosed dyslexia means he can't read even a single word, a second grader who stays in a homeless shelter and is too scared to sleep at night, a kindergartener whose family ran out of food stamps before the end of the month and is too hungry to pay attention.
I feel as though someone has condescended to explain the meaning of a joke, slowly and with words a kindergartener should understand, and I have still missed the punchline.
Because of your inspiration, my paper crafts are beginning to look more professional and less like a kindergartener!!
Meanwhile, Irene and Gil fight to keep up appearances for their three children: fourteen-year-old genius Florian, who escapes his family's unravelling with joints and a stolen bottle of wine; Riel, their only daughter, an eleven-year-old feverishly planning to preserve her family, no matter what disaster strikes; and, sweet kindergartener Stoney, who was born, his parents come to realise, at the beginning of the end.
In astronomer-author Philip Plait's book Bad Astronomy and at his blog and at Jay Windley's Clavius.org, the experts have explained away the conspiracies as if talking patiently to a kindergartener.
It's statistically harder to get your kindergartener into one of Chicago's top public magnet schools than it is to get your high school senior into Harvard.
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