The Importance Of Early Childhood Education

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Miriam Beatriz Avelar Dr. Julie Shattuck EN 101 10 October 2016 Early Childhood Education When I started my school education in Kindergarten at the age of 5, it seemed as if my education had to fit a mold, where creativity was not part of the curriculum. It was as if learning, and how I learn was determined by a cookie cutter structure, my options at that time where non- existent, and not only for me but also for my parents. Education back then meant to learn by fear in that children were exposed to learn by punishment rather than reward. Our parents did what they could when it came to the way we learn, and what they could not do was just not done. Education was mechanical and robotic, no time to think. For instance, we learned that; red, yellow …show more content…
Children learn different skills such as: social, emotional, language, physical, and cognitive, which are fundamental to their development. Children learn by discovery therefore early education is key for developing skills. Several studies on early childhood education have shown the importance of young children being part of a classroom setting as early as 3 years old. “The earlier children are exposed to education the higher grades they will achieve in the consecutive school grades” (Huang and Invernizzi). 1 There is strong evidence showing that young children who participate in high-quality pre-kindergarten programs enter school more ready to learn than their …show more content…
Bush on Jan. 8, 2002. This law was put in place to help guide parents teaches and children about the advantages of going to school and to make parents and teaches more aware if children’s education. Dickinsons’ and Porches’ report suggested that children who are supported on phonetic skills early in life will read and comprehend better than children who were not exposed to a supportive language environment. On their own words “Semantic and syntactic knowledge predict language comprehension, which is correlated with reading

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