Ready To Learn - Learning Through the Early Years: The Benefits of Repetition and Variation





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Published on Mar 9, 2011


Learning through the Early Years: The Benefits of Repetition and Variation The more something is repeated, the more likely children are to remember it. Repetition in a variety of forms also increases the chance of reaching children with different learning styles, and provides a more comprehensive understanding of concepts. See how PBS shows use this method and how you can use wonderful books and activities to give variety to a subject.

"Having ordinary routines and rituals, such as bedtime stories, Sunday dinners, birthday cakes, even chores, is linked to marital satisfaction, better children's health and academic achievement, and more secure adolescents, according to an examination at Syracuse University of 50 years of data on family dynamics. Researchers there found that life's little routines add up to a big security blanket, especially in times of stress. Boring is a blessing!" -Woman's Day, February 2004

The participation notebook includes the following sections:Learning Triangle Activity Sheet Why Is This Important to My Child? What Can I Do for My Child? Book List, Activities Additional Resources, http://kbyutv.org/kidsandfamily/ready...

Programs featured in this Ready To Learn® Workshop are:
• Sesame Street clips courtesy of Sesame Workshop
• Clifford the Big Red Dog clip courtesy of Scholastic
• Teletubbies clip courtesy of Ragdoll Ltd
• Bob the Builder clip courtesy of HIT Entertainment
• Between the Lions clip courtesy of WGBH Boston, Sirius Thinking, Ltd., and Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Children's Books featured in this Ready To Learn® Workshop are:
• Good Night Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
• Corduroy by Don Freeman
• On Market Street by Arnold Lobel

Special Thanks to KBYU Eleven gratefully acknowledges the following individuals and organizations that contributed to the design and creation of this workshop and the thousands of workshop participants whose questions and suggestions inspired our work: Stephanie Anderson, Carrie Allen Baker, Barbara Leavitt, Aubrey McLaughlin, Theresa Robinson, Public Broadcasting Service, and United Way of Utah County.


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