Ready, Set, Go! was collaboratively developed by Charlotte- Mecklenburg Schools, Child Care Resources Inc., and NC Department of Public Instruction. Presented in English and Spanish, the series includes 3 DVDs, a bonus music video, and a CD-ROM of resources to customize and print.
Whether you're watching the videos at home, using them with your program or school, or embarking on a community-wide transition campaign, you'll find what you need to help every child be his or her own best ready for kindergarten.
Ideas to Grow On (DVD 22:05) Bonus - Music Videos
Designed for families, caregivers, and teachers of children birth to age five, this first video in the Ready, Set, Go! series is an up-close look at how children grow and learn in the preschool years!
All Set for School (DVD 14:38)
Designed for families, caregivers, and teachers of Pre-K and K children, this second video in the Ready, Set, Go! series is a step-by-step guide to the year before school to help families prepare for kindergarten!
Making the Move to Kindergarten (DVD 12:34)
Designed for preschool-age children and families, this third video in the Ready, Set, Go! series is a delightful and engaging look at kindergarten as seen through the eyes of children and presented in their own words!
Your Electronic Toolkit (CD-ROM) Over 200 Files!
Designed for early care and education professionals, the companion guide to Ready, Set, Go! includes everything you need to start using this kindergarten transition video series today!
Greetings from the team that brought you Ready, Set, Go! These organizations are working
in partnership to support children and families transitioning to kindergarten.
The mission of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is to maximize academic achievement by every student in every school. The vision is to provide all students the best education available anywhere, preparing every child to lead a rich and productive life.
Child Care Resources Inc. is a private, non-profit child care resource and referral (CCR&R;) agency that works with families and communities to ensure that all children have access to high quality, affordable early learning and school-age opportunities and experiences which enable them to succeed in school and in life.
The mission of the NC Office of School Readiness is to prepare children for school success through high-quality early education. The office supports preschool programs throughout North Carolina, in public schools and licensed child care centers.
The mission of Early Reading First is to ensure that all children enter kindergarten with the necessary language, cognitive, and early reading skills for continued success in school.
Ready, Set, Go! was produced by Indigo Productions, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Still photography by Jason Johnson.