Colombian singer Shakira, who has been promoting early education for years and her Pies Descalzos Foundation, and a member of the advisory committee of the White House on the education of Hispanics answer Wednesday December 10 questions from the audience about it through Twitter, along with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
The session of questions and answers is part of the White House Summit on Early Education, presenting President Barack Obama and where major announcements on the expansion of early childhood education to all children in the country will be.
Early education is the sensory and intellectual stimulation of children from birth to five years old, which is the stage in which fastest growing human brain.
Besides working at home, day care, preschool and programs such as Head Start are essential for access to early education.
Studies have shown that for every dollar invested in early education, saves seven dollars other future services such as special education or repetition.
In addition, children well stimulated from childhood are more likely to be more productive and have higher incomes in the future.
If you have any questions to put to Shakira on the subject of early education, Wednesday is the time to do so.
The question and answer session will begin on Wednesday 10 December at 10:00 AM Eastern (7:00 a.m. PT), and you must send your questions via Twitter using the tag #ShakiraEdChat.
You will see the exchange of questions and answers, also for Twitter , following Shakira or ArneDuncan exchange .