Get Schooled in Early Education Philosophies
Decisions, decisions, decisions. From the moment a baby is born, the parents' lives are filled with important decisions, "What will he or she eat?" "Play with?" "Wear?" Parents are generally prepared to make those choices; what comes as a shock to many are the many options they'll have when deciding on a preschool for their tot. Kids no longer simply attend the preschool that's closest to home — mom and dad have their pick of preschools touting a clear adherence to one of the many different theories concerning early education. Never heard of Rudolf Steiner or Reggio Emilia? Keep reading for a primer on the many different education philosophies and concepts that await when the great preschool search begins.