The First Five Years are Forever!

Golden Pond School – The First Five Years are Forever - News

At Golden Pond School, we know these formative years set the foundation for your child’s future academic successes.

  • 85% of a child’s brain development is during their first five years
  • Children 20 mo. – 6 years learn 10 new words a day
  • The average 4 yr. old asks 400 questions a day

According to a recent article by Harvard University, it is easier to form strong brain circuits during the early years than it is to intervene or fix them later.

Early experiences affect the development of brain architecture, which provides the foundation for all future learning, behavior, and health. Just as a weak foundation compromises the quality and strength of a house, adverse experiences early in life can impair brain architecture, with negative effects lasting into adulthood.

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