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close this bookEarly Child Development: Investing in the Future (World Bank, 1996, 112 pages)
close this folderPart II. The practice
close this folderEducating parents
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View the document1. Training children's first teachers in Israel
View the document2. Helping parents care for the very young in Israel
View the document3. Searching for the best care model in Turkey
View the document4. Community educators working with parents in Mexico

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Parents are children's earliest teachers, and studies have proved that strengthening mothers' ability to stimulate their children and encourage them to learn can set the stage for adult success. In an attempt to lessen the imbalances caused by poverty frorn the start of life, several countries have introduced national programs to train poor parents in the principles of early child development.