Wednesday, April 20, 2016

How To Pick The Best Preschool Environment For Your Child - By Joy Pullmann (Very comprehensive - be sure to read full text)

Mismatch Between Need and Behavior

This is, in fact, typical. In the United States, 42 percent of three-year-olds, 68 percent of four-year-olds, and 84 percent of five-year-olds attend a pre-primary program. But if you’re reading articles titled “How to Pick a Preschool,” your child does not need preschool. That’s just a fact. The preschool research field is aimed overwhelmingly at children in desperate, emotionally abusive and intellectually starved home situations, because the children outside these situations already have all the help they need inside their families…..