A Lifetime Of Learning – Starting Your Little Ones Out Right

A Lifetime of Learning

For children, receiving an education is a privilege that will be beneficial to them for the rest of their lives. From preschool to college years, it is important that children get the proper education they need to grow their minds and achieve their goals. But where should your child begin in order obtain the best education? Let’s explore the best options for your child.

Starting Your Child at the Proper Educational Level

Many parents are not sure where to place their child academically. Some children begin preschool or kindergarten as young as the age of 4, while others begin around the age of 6. Professionals, like those at Youthland Academy, know that when to start a child in school all depends on their beginning academic level. In order to increase their academic success, many parents read to their children before they are at an age when they can begin school. According to Early Moments, reading to your child helps develop a stronger relationship, academic excellence, basic communication skills, enhanced concentration, and discipline. All of these skills are essential to giving children a proper start in education, no matter what the age.

Academies for Kids

Sometimes kids who start in public schools have trouble learning in that environment. There can be any number of reasons as to why, whether other children are too distracting or the child simply struggles to interact with teachers. EdTech reports that 16% of U.S K-12 students are enrolled in online, charter, and private schools. EdTech also reports that 316,320 students attended online schools in the 2013-2014 school year. With the ever-increasing number of students attending online schools instead of public schools, it is important to know which academies are the best for children. There are several options. The K12 Online Academy is a fantastic option for children. The school provides public and private online schooling, summer programs, student and parent support. Ranked among the top online schools in the country, K12 Academy will guide your child through their early years of learning. Another option for your child is the Khan Academy. Khan Academy teaches every subject from math to economics and finance. Khan also provides test prep options for your child. Khan Academy is an absolutely free, non-profit organization that will guide your child to success.

These are just a few options for your child, because there are many online and offline choices. Explore several options before making a decision on where to send your child, because where they receive their education will have an impact on their lives forever.

Rachelle Wilber is a freelance writer living in the San Diego, California area. She graduated from San Diego State University with her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Media Studies. She tries to find an interest in all topics and themes, which prompts her writing. When she isn't on her porch writing in the sun, you can find her shopping, at the beach, or at the gym. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook: @RachelleWilber; https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009221637700