Did you know that as much as 90% of our brains wiring is set between the time we’re born until about age five? We experience more brain growth during this time than we do the rest of our lives! Armed with this knowledge, it is plain to see how important it is to foster early education in our children! Yet, surprisingly, a recent study funded by the Kellogg Foundation in partnership with the Early Childhood Investment Corporation found that roughly one in three children aren’t actually ready to learn when they start Kindergarten. Why is that? According to their teachers, a lot of children aren’t receiving the early childhood education or developmental services they need!
When we think about the future that is in store for our children and ourselves, we cannot help but to think about the importance of innovation. We want our children to be innovators, prepared for success. How can we, as parents and teachers, prepare the right foundation for our children so that they can have a prosperous future?