Preparing the Ground: Early Learning Opportunities Can Make the Difference

Sabine Meinck and Agnes Stancel-Piątak explain in their blog the importance of early childhood education, and the factors that encourage early childhood learning. The blog post refers to their article 'Preparing the ground: The importance of early learning activities at home for fourth grade student achievement', in which they disseminate their findings basing on data from TIMSS and PIRLS studies. Both in their blog and their article, they emphasize on the relationship of parents' education and their determination to expose their children to pre-primary education, linking this relationship to high student performance later in school.

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