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DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2022.09.013

Early Home Learning Environment (HLE) and Children's Cognitive Development: A Review of Empirical Studies

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Yu Sun1, Mei Wang2,*

1Master student, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.  

2Master student, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, 100091.

*Corresponding author: Mei Wang

Abstract

Early home learning environment (HLE) has a positive predictive effect on children's cognitive development, especially early literacy and number skills.  From the perspective of ecosystem theory, a theoretical model including micro-system,  meso-system, and outer system can be constructed.  Among the theoretical modle, HLE should be regarded as a micro-system.  The family structural characteristics, parents' educational beliefs and orientations, and parents' personal characteristics are in the position of meso-system, and the society and institutions are wrapped in the outer layer of these subsystems.  Each layer of the sub-system interact with each other, and the result of interaction is ultimately reflected in the cognitive development of children.  The early development of children will affect their subsequent educational achievement and family structure characteristics in a chain way, and then have an impact on the cognitive development of the next generation.  In these processes, social support is considered an effective measure to block the intergenerational transmission of poverty.

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How to cite this paper

Early Home Learning Environment (HLE) and Children's Cognitive Development: A Review of Empirical Studies

How to cite this paper: Yu Sun, Mei Wang. (2022). Early Home Learning Environment (HLE) and Children's Cognitive Development: A Review of Empirical Studies. The Educational Review, USA6(9), 519-523.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2022.09.013

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