So the Wall Street Journal tells us!
SAT scores for the high school graduating class of 2011 fell in all three subject areas, and the average reading and writing scores were the lowest ever recorded. All eyes are on the public schools for how to prepare children better.
You and I know where all the eyes should really be… the early childhood years, birth to age five. Those are the years children need to have the finest experiences. Any kindergarten teacher will tell you, success breeds success. Just as you need a foundation to build a house, so a child needs to go to school with a solid foundation in all areas–learning, activity, social experiences, speaking and listening skills, and self-esteem.
Visit us daily at www.earlychildhoodnews.net/parenting-tips. Learn how to know to help your child build a solid foundation for success in school and a strong and happy life ahead.
The Monday section is filled with parenting tips. Tuesday has play-and-learn activities for babies and toddlers. Wednesday gives parenting techniques. Don’t wait! Huge amounts of valuable information are already there.