Families can use this site to:

Learn more about GKIDS 2.0 and how it will impact your child

Become familiar with the knowledge and skills on which your child will be assessed

Find ideas to help support your child’s learning at home

Big Ideas

GKIDS 2.0 is based on big ideas and learning progressions. A big idea describes the integration of concepts and skills from the kindergarten standards that are the most important for success in first grade.  Learn More

Learning Progressions

A learning progression shows how the complexity of skills developed during the kindergarten year increase over time. A student begins by learning basic, foundational skills and over the school year, has the opportunity to demonstrate his or her understanding of more complex skills and concepts.


The GaDOE wants to help make sure transitioning to kindergarten is a collaborative process between the community, school, teacher, child, and family.