Category: Michael Gramling

The Great Disconnect In Early Childhood Education | Quote 02058

Children enrolled in early childhood education programs are not “students” in the same sense that older children are. They are children, and the way in which they think and learn bears little resemblance to that of older children sitting at their desks.

The Great Disconnect In Early Childhood Education | Quote 02021

Although early exposure to rich discourse is critical, clearly our ability to measure the quality of that discourse is crude at best. In fact, one could argue that vocabulary is nothing more than the secret handshake of the well educated and the high value placed on vocabulary in school (Rich 2013) is just another way the deck is stacked against children in poverty.

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