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Evidence-based musings on early childhood brain development

  1. Why you should use phonics to teach your 3.5 year old to read (rather than sight words)

    THE IMPORTANCE OF LEARNING TO READ AT AN EARLY AGE Let me ask you a question. How old were you when you first learned how to read? Likely the answer is that you simply don’t know. The truth is that the ability to read is not a singular event in ...

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  1. Can you raise your child to be a genius?

    In the 1960s a young man named László started plotting one of the most daring human experiments in recorded history.  After "... studying the biographies of 400 great intellectuals, from Socrates to Einstein" László concluded that "... a genius is not born but is educated and trained."  He later told the Washington Post that "...when a child is born healthy, it is a potential genius."

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