Posted by: Lorraine | 2007/08/24


worried mom

My 4yr old son is attending a day care and what worries me is that they teach them the grade 4 staff, he can multiply,add,subctrate, punctuate, spell and differentiate colours.e.t.c all of this staff at his age won't it affect him because i think that kids have to have a foundation, limit for their age and learn step by step. Do you think that wont it affect him as time goes by please help me. Thanks.

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How is it possible that he is being taught all these things so early? It will not do him any harm, although he may be a bit bored when he gets to school and the other children are only starting to learn about these subjects.

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Posted by: Me | 2007/08/24


I also think thats rushing it but I know a lot of chreches do it. One problem I can think of is that he will be bored in school while the other kids learn these things and might think school is boring and have a dislike in going. So you will constantly have to stimulate him at a more advanced level than his peers to keep him intrested in learning. But I might be wrong

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