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Is early education beneficial for children?

( Updated: 2014-10-09 08:16

pekingarbeijing (UK)

Parents should guide their children, not direct them. Observe where your child's aptitude and interests lie, and then encourage them in those directions. By 'guide', I mean to assist in the choice of direction, based upon the child's interests and abilities; as opposed 'directing' in the sense of deciding, as a parent, what one would like one's child to be, and then putting that child onto a path that leads to that specific end.

Is early education beneficial for children?

Six-year-olds Kalean Davies, right, and Sean Price try out the new tire swing during the playground groundbreaking ceremony at Grenloch Terrace Early Education Center in Washington Township, on May 8, 2014.

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