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Module 1: The importance of pre-school

The importance of pre-school on children early development of cognitive and pre-cognitive skills in order to motivate families to send children to pre-school


Introduction

What happens in early childhood can matter for a lifetime. Researches on pre-school education have shown that children who are taught at an early age usually are more confident, have fewer behavioural problems and better grades during  primary school.
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The contents of this module are connected to a set of Practical Activities


1.1 How pre-school influences children cognitive process

  1.1.1 - Introduction
  1.1.2 - Early childhood
  1.1.3 - Pre-school and cognitive development
  1.1.4 - The importance of the environment: Jean Piaget
  1.1.5 - The fundamental role of social interaction: Lev Vygotsky
  1.1.6 - Why preschool is good for you child

1.2 How pre-school impacts on social skills on children

  1.2.1 - Introduction
  1.2.2 - The importance of the first 1000 days of life
  1.2.3 - Social and emotional development
  1.2.4 - Long-term benefits for the children

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