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The Early Learning Crisis—Preparing Young Mind's for Future Success

Posted by Marissa Alonzo on May 16, 2016

When I entered kindergarten at five years old, my primary responses were nervousness, confusion, and an inability to adapt to the routine of getting up, going to school, and being away from home. I had been purposely kept at home when all of my peers were attending preschool programs so that I could play with my younger brother. This was not a case of inattention by my mother; rather it was an example of the familial responsibility that most Latino families will recognize: family comes first.

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Topics: Head Start learning strategies, early learning strategies, early childhood teaching strategies

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