2/3 of the language a person will use as an adult is acquired by age three.
Language precedes thought – the more language, the more thought. A child cannot think without words.
Third grade reading scores are used to predict the number of prison cells that will be needed in 10 to 12 years.
Relating to others begins with early bonding with parents, not just in the first few hours, but over the entire first year.
Experiences of the early years lay down the foundation on which all later learning will be built.
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