This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.
The Early Language and Literacy KnowledgeBase is an online resource supporting language and literacy development in early learners from birth through age eight. Its focus is to support parents and caregivers in helping early learners with their language and literacy development, and teachers in enhancing their instruction for early learners from pre-Kindergarten through Grade 3.
Task 2: Understand the Cognitive Development of the Early Learner
Guideline: Cognitive development in early childhood involves abilities associated with memory, reasoning, problem-solving, and thinking. As young children are developing physically, they are developing their mental abilities as well. Being aware of how young learners develop intellectually helps educators of young learners understand young students. This task provides resources explaining how young learners develop their cognitive abilities.