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Madeline Levine pushing young kids too early

Using flash cards at age 1. Teaching kids to read at 3. Pushing students to get ahead of the curve in early elementary. Does any of this even help our kids academically?

     

    "We have this idea that earlier is better, more is better, faster is better," says renowned psychologist Madeline Levine ... but is it? The author of the recently published Teach Your Children Well talks about the increasing push toward early achievement and how much good (or harm) it does our children in the long run.

     

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