November 21, 2018

M. J. Maddox, PhD
is the American English Doctor.
 
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The Parent’s Role

Parents interacting with their pre-schoolers

The years from birth to the age of four are the most important in a child’s education.

Parents and other family members are the child’s first teachers. Today, more than ever, the interaction between parents and their children in the years before they go to school are crucial to the kinds of opportunities those children will have.

There may once have been a time when parents could safely leave the education of their children entirely to the schools. If so, that’s no longer an option. The only way parents today can ensure their children will acquire the level of literacy they need to further their education is to lay the foundation at home. The years from birth to the age of four are the most important learning years of all.

Manifesto for parents          Beware talking books 

Does your child belong to the community?

Love of reading grows from reading         Treat pre-schoolers with respect 

Family reading is not just for bedtime          Give your pre-schooler vocabulary