Academic Learning and Early Childhood Behavior

Dr. Uma Shankar Singh, Aryan Kamaran Kamaran


Early childhood development is the most crucial time in the human development and learning. Academic learning makes an individual more competent for the higher development in life. The paper aims at the basic learning behavior of a child and measuring this impact on academic learning. The literature reviewed and it finds that poor development in early childhood have life-long consequences, setting children on a lower trajectory and adversely impacting a country’s social and economic development. The research problem formulated based on the extensive literature review “Childhood care is the most important care in the human life development; it needs to get measured and fill the gap found for the transformation in childhood behavior that can have the positive impact on academic learning”. Three objectives set to study the research problem are to know the early childhood behavior pattern, to understand the early childhood academic learning, and to find the impact of early childhood behavior on academic learning. The study is descriptive in nature with the sample size of 146 children; ages selected ranges in between five years to fifteen years. To balance the study both genders male child and female child have included in study. The geographic scope of the study is Erbil in Kurdistan. As the study is based on the concept of social development with behavior development and academic learning, so the study is implemented using a pretested measurement scale having all the components needed for the study. The data analysis is done using statistical techniques like t-test and regression using SPSS 20. The outcome of the research can help in parental care for the academic learning of their children in their academic development.

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