When we think of the early skills that prepare young children for academic success, we often think of things like math or early literacy skills.
It’s true that a child’s preschool math skills predict their success in that subject later on, just as their early literacy skills predict their later reading ability. But imagine a skill that affects much more than its own success. Imagine a “super skill” that sets the stage for young children to succeed in many different areas. Does such a skill exist? According to new research it does, and it’s right under our noses – language.
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