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Why it’s important to boost baby’s vocabulary now

Medical X-Press – Len Canter

We know that early learning can set up a child for success. A study done by researchers at Penn State University found out just how early that learning should start—by age 2. For this study, parents filled out surveys about how many words their 2-year-olds knew, and then the researchers checked in with them three years later when their children were in kindergarten. The toddlers with a large vocabulary were more likely to start kindergarten ready to read and learn math. It turned out that they also paid more attention in class and were better behaved. This may also be why some kids do better than others in school. (more)

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