Category: Early Learning

The “30-Million-Word Gap” That Makes All the Difference for Children’s Success in School

- According to a 1995 study, children from low-income environments will have heard thirty million words less than their better-off peers by age 4, a number that makes a determining difference when school begins. Pupils with a limited vocabulary have weaker reading skills and thereby higher probabilities of lagging academically …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #285: If You Wait for Children to Fail…

           

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #284: 3- and 4-Year-Olds Are Capable of Learning Science and Math…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #283: Early Math Education…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #282: 50 Percent of Parents Believe…

       

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How Many Parents Do Read to their Children Before Bedtime?

- A recent research reveals that, while three-quarters of parents believe that reading to their kids every night is of prime importance, only one fifth of them find the time to do it, over-busy mothers being the first to see this task as a burden. Many parents consider bedtime storytelling …
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Early Learning Quote #281: When You Put Three Cans of Soup in the Grocery Cart…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #280: When You Walk Upstairs with a Young Child…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #279: Math Skills Are Lagging As Early As…

       

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Early Math Education Is a Critical Piece of a Child’s Development

- The promotion of prekindergarten education was the main subject of discussion for more than 500 educators, scientists and business leaders who gathered for the Early Childhood Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Conference in Costa Mesa at the beginning of February. It was discussed that children who start learning …
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