The Best Of Our Knowledge
The Best Of Our Knowledge
#1333: 30 Million Words

Over the years we’ve heard about the importance of reading to our children from a very young age. Now, there’s research to show that just talking to children from the moment of birth can help their brains develop…and the number of words is extremely important.

Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll learn about the 30 Million Words Initiative, and how poverty may be affecting the way some parents speak to their children.

Then it’s off the Maine where we’ll meet a teacher whose specialty is guns…and we’ll also spend an academic minute with another consequence of poverty…lack of self-control.