Talk:Accelerated early childhood education

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 Definition A loose movement, and pedagogy, according to which infants and toddlers benefit greatly from systematic, "academic"-type learning far earlier than has normally been thought appropriate. [d] [e]
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I am by no means married to this title ("accelerated early childhood education"). I don't know if there is any generally accepted name for the whole movement/pedagogy that says that very tiny children can be taught systematically. This is, I think, a far more narrow field than "early childhood education," which would include all methods of infant stimulation and preschooling methods. I don't know that much about this, I admit, but our little family has looked into this a bit, so I am just recording a little of what I think I've learned. --Larry Sanger 12:43, 12 September 2008 (CDT)

I'm done for now, but there are many, many more topics to cover. The section about how babies are taught to read needs to be expanded. Then we could add a section about "encyclopedic knowledge" (see this for example). I'd also like to have a section about the players in the field. Of course, there needs to be a section about whether accelerated early childhood education should be done at all; many experts think not. --Larry Sanger 15:19, 12 September 2008 (CDT)