Use of the Language Development Survey (LDS) in a National Probability Sample of Children 18 to 35 Months Old
- 'Listen to Me!'. Church, Ellen Booth // Early Childhood Today;Oct2001, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p33
Provides information in developing listening skills in five to six years old children in the U.S. Importance of group conversation with children; Contribution of the environmental and emotional aspects; Need to encourage children to speak and listen without criticisms. INSET: Stage by Stage..
- Diary Dilemma. // Working Mother;Sep2000, p102
Answers a mother's question about her child who writes violent entries in his language arts journal. Discussion of the situation with the child's teachers; Children's natural tendency to experiment with language.
- Me, Myself, and Mommy. // Parenting;Nov2001, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p184
Explains the benefit of using a third person or names and nouns in speaking to toddlers.
- When a Child Says Bad Words. Greenberg, Polly // Early Childhood Today;Feb2001, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p18
Provides tips for teachers on how to handle a child who uses inappropriate language in the classroom. Inquiry on sources of foul language; Engagement of the child in thinking of words that sound good; Use of compliments when the child is not using 'bad words.'
- Yummy dough. // Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2002, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p61
Presents the yummy dough activity for promotion of language development in children. Materials needed; Directions of the activity; Enhancement of creativity skill.
- SPECIFIC EFFECT OF MODELING ON YOUNG CHILDREN'S WORD PRODUCTIONS. Boelens, Harrie; Hofman, Berend; Tamaddoni, Taiss; Eenink, Katja // Psychological Record;Winter2007, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p145
Effects of object-name contiguity on word production were examined in 1 Â½- to 2-yr-old children. Two objects and two spoken names were presented in each of three experiments. Each object was the referent of 1 spoken name. An object was presented either together with its spoken name (modeling...
- Pretty fruit prints. // Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2002, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p62
Presents the pretty fruit prints activity for enhancement of language development among children. Materials needed; Benefits of the activity; Target age of children for the activity.
- Magic mirrors. // Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2002, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p63
Presents the magic mirrors activity for promotion of language development among children. Benefits of the activity; Materials needed; Directions in making the magic mirrors.
- 3 TIPS SHOW YOU WHAT TO DO WHEN A CHILD BITES. // Report on Preschool Programs;Feb2009, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p1
The article provides tips on what one should do when a child bites. Because the behavior is most likely part of normal development, experts don't advise punishing biters at home or at school/day care. Good childcare workers and preschool teachers consistently enforce children's language...