This Thursday on Sounding Board (September 20, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about early childhood education.
While children five years old and younger are not required to go to a formal school system, what happens in those years can matter for a lifetime. Researchers say from birth to five years old is the most important time in a child’s development.
- In raising children prepared for Kindergarten and lifelong learning, how do we – as a society and as individuals – be sure our children get the experiences needed to be successful for life?
- What should parents of infants and toddlers know when it comes to early childhood education?
- Frankly, what should parents of young children do to prepare their child for lifelong learning?