Repetition is an important part of learning during the first school years, and it is one of the main ways children in many societies are educated. Each subject is broken down into bits of information the children memorize, and they are expected to be able to recite it before moving...

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Children in many societies now begin their formal education very early, and many of them start formal schooling around the age of three. These classes, before kindergarten, hold simple lessons. Children are taught to obey simple instructions, begin learning to count and they also learn the letters of their alphabet....

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There are many times in the early years when students need to be engaged and directed by educators to learn, but older students are often taught how to learn on their own. The assignments they are given are often ones that will lead them to learn more than what was...

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When children first begin to learn about the world around them, the concepts they find might seem simple to adults. They first notice the difference between light and dark, and they will follow shapes with their eyes. As the child passes through infancy, they know the sound of the voices of loved ones, and they can become anxious when they hear a stranger. These are all normal steps in the learning process that begins when a child is born.

As children become adapted to the world around them, each new day brings more information to them. They learn their hands are a part of them that can be moved at will, and they begin touching things around them. As they learn to crawl, walk and talk, the world brings them even more information. Over time, they experience the world without their parents. Their progressive education will eventually lead them from home to the classroom.