The Negative Effects Of Early Childhood Education

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Earlier Education "During their early years, children go through critical stages of development, and consistent, high-quality early childhood education can have long-lasting, beneficial effects on the overall development of children" (Davis). Putting children into education programs at a younger age could make all the difference. Starting a child 's education earlier would help them throughout their entire lives because those early years of life are the most influential and impactful. Going through pre-school or another early childhood education program will help children be better prepared to enter kindergarten. An expert in child policy, Julia Isaacs has found that more than half of lower class five-year-olds don 't have the math, reading, …show more content…
Unfortunately, in today 's world, parents aren 't always able to provide this at home. "The family is no longer educationally productive" (Arnold). Although not true for all, more and more parents no longer have the time to teach their children at home. If placed in an early childhood education program, such as pre-school or joy school, a child can gain this love of reading from someone that thoroughly enjoys reading themselves. These caregivers can help a child learn different things, such as the shapes, names, and sounds of the letters in the alphabet, that will make learning how to read much easier …show more content…
79 percent of high achievers in first grade had one characteristic in common¬¬, they had all been read to massively in pre-school years (Arnold). What this means is that the children had either been taught well by their parents or had been in some form of early childhood education. Having been in an early childhood education program may not always mean that the child will be in the top of the class, but it will increase the child 's odds of never having to repeat a grade or need to have special education (Early Childhood

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