Cognitive Development In Early Childhood

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Discuss how early childhood education has evolved and its impact on cognitive development in early childhood.

Early childhood has evolved since the beginning of head start in 1965 and Sesame Street. Studies have found that children who started showing that short term IQ gains from head start education could fade away by the time they were to reach between 3rd and 4th grade, however children who have attended head start have been held back less often when they moved up to elementary and middle school. Children in early childhood who have attended head start or watched Sesame Street have had less few referrals for special education (Ross, 2014). Educations impact on cognitive development in early childhood. Before then children in the early childhood stages did not receive formal education until the first grade, which is how they got the name “first” from. Early childhood had been researched and known for rapid development and great learning potential. Three general types of early-education are child- centered, when a child learns through play and their own pace to discover their ideas, skills and creativity. Teacher- directed, is ready to learn basic skills such as reading, writing and math. It emphasizes step by step learning as well as repetition. Also helps the children prepare for school. Intervention, is to help advance the well- being of children in low income families. Early childhood is the best time to dominant vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation. Children at this stage of childhood