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The advantages of early education – part 1

Early education is education that is taught to children in their early years, before they are old enough to enter nursery school. This form of learning plays an essential role in influencing the trajectory of children’s development. Indeed, early childhood is the most...

The advantages of early education – part 2

Early education is a key aspect of early childhood, because it sets the tone for the development of a child in all spheres of life – emotionally, physically, intellectually and psychologically. Indeed, during the critical period of early childhood or infancy,...

The advantages of early education – part 3

Early education in the form of playgroups, pre-schools or other peer-group situations allows for infants to develop important skills during early childhood that will equip them for the rest of their lives. While there are various advantages to early education received...

The advantages of early education – part 4

Early education provides a multitude of skills that will help children to succeed throughout their lives. The sooner these lessons are learnt, the more prepared infants are to interact with the world around them. There are numerous advantages that come with being...

Play in early childhood

Play in early childhood is often mistakenly viewed as an indulgent activity in which children idly participate. On the contrary however, play is an essential process for development – infants establish and build skills, values, beliefs, habits and strategies of...

Early Writing: The importance of squiggles

The beginning of writing for children comes with the understanding that what we are writing down are words and that words come from what we say. In effect a child starts to write the minute she understands that writing is talking on paper. Once this realization is in...

Early Parenting: How to raise good kids

As new parents we bumble along trying to make sure our children get the best of the best so that they will grow up to be intelligent, successful, beautiful, and affluent. We look at our children when they are little and wonder if we are pouring the right potion into...

Early Childhood Education and Technology

What does it mean to bring technology into the classroom in early childhood education? Does that mean that we need to go in and set up a bunch of computers and hope the young ones will start learning how to use them? How old should these kids be before we plonk them...