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Yes, there are online preschools. And early childhood experts say they stink.

Monday, January 7, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Karen Hartenstein
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     Given that medical experts warn against too much screen time for young children, and given that early childhood experts say the best way for young children to learn is through structured play, it might have seemed that online preschools didn’t have much of a future.
     Guess again.
As early childhood education has increasingly become focused on what is called “rigor,” or an academic focus, which means that kids spend a lot of time in chairs, online preschools have gained a foothold. 
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