As parents and adults, we don’t remember much how we were prepared for schooling. And right now, there are still times when we still feel clueless about how can we best care.
One study shows that good early childhood interventions indeed increased people’s incomes by 25 per cent. These randomised interventions (source) were conducted during 1986-1987 in Jamaica and the researchers interviewed the participants.
Literacy and numeracy are crucial to children’s learning and development. These skills allow kids to learn further, prepare for formal schooling and integrate well within a society. Moreover, getting smarter is crucial.