In a new article, the authors offer suggestions for how parents can help pre-schoolers improve their memory.This is important because research shows that preschoolers who score lower on a memory task are likely to score higher on a dropout risk scale at the age of 12. "Our findings underscore the importance of early intervention," says Caroline Fitzpatrick of Concordia University, first author of "Early childhood working memory forecasts high school dropout risk."
"Parents can help their children develop strong working memory skills at home, and this can have a positive impact on school performance later in life."Suggestions that help pre-schooler improve memory include:
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