Literacy - the foundation for lifelong success

GEMS International Pre-school - Lincoln Park shares learnings on literacy development

The determinate of a child’s long-term success in both school and life begins during the early years of language development. Studies have shown that the academic success seen at ages 9 and 10 can be directly attributed to the amount of talk children hear from birth through to the age of 3.

The greatest period of growth in speech and language development occurs in children between 2 to 5 years of age. Reading and writing abilities will continue to develop throughout their lives but children who receive greater attention will avoid developmental gaps seen in children who do not.

So when does it begin and how can families and their teachers help? 

Read more at Little GEMS International - Lincoln Park, Chicago.

Little GEMS International - Lincoln Park provides a highly innovative start to early education in Chicago for children from 6 weeks to 5 years of age.