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Sesame Street has popularized the erroneous belief that it is appropriate for most preschoolers to learn to read. In fact, it is a serious mistake to push reading skills at children before they have completed certain developmental tasks that will give them something to read about— and the ability to understand it when they do! Moreover, research shows that the correct way for very young children to start to read is not with structured lessons.

Quote ID: 00626

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Jane Healy

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Endangered Minds

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