Death of a dogma?
https://gregashman.wordpress.com/2019/0 ... f-a-dogma/
...However, I think it puts to bed the idea that directly teaching academic content to young children is somehow harmful. As more evidence accumulates, it is time to ditch the rules restricting what teachers of young children are allowed to teach them and how they are allowed to teach. The dubious concept of developmental appropriateness has had its day.
I'm linking this to a post about England's inspectorate, Ofsted, publishing a very controversial report about provision for the four to five year olds known as 'Bold Beginnings...', see here: