Giving Your Child the Very Best Head Start

Renowned early childhood expert David Elkind contends that wrong ideas have a way of catching on faster and stronger than right ideas. Among the wrong ideas that have caught on with today’s parents is the belief that education is a race. Starting early in academics, says Dr. Elkind, is contrary to what the research tells us is good in early childhood education.
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May 9, 2009
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David Elkind, Ph.D., is a renowned professor in the Department of Child Development at Tufts University. His specialty is cognitive and social development in children and adolescents, and causes and effects of stress on children, youth and families.
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