Archive for June 29, 2018
The most important stage of childhood development happens between birth and the age of six. Numerous studies have shown that early childhood education through social interaction and play is linked to greater life outcomes later on. While much has been written about the link between early childhood education, on-time high school graduation, and post-secondary education, early science-literacy is also linked to a higher life expectancy.
The majority of children are visual learners, meaning that they learn best through pictures and by watching and mimicking adults. As the ratio between public school students and teachers swells, parents can reinforce learning at home through simple, interactive games and by having labeled pictures at home. Keeping an exercise calorie chart in the kitchen or a diagram of a male reproductive system labeled in the bathroom can reinforce h