Concurrent and predictive validity of an early language
- Conversation Starters. // Parenting;Feb99, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p151
Provides answer on whether a child's pointing to things is her or his way of carrying on a conversation. Suggestion for boosting a child's language skills.
- Influence of communicative competence on peer preferences in a preschool classroom. Gertner, Bethany L.; Rice, Mabel L. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Aug94, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p913
Studies the role of linguistic competence in establishing peer acceptance of children. Comparison of children with normal skills, language impairments and non-English mother tongues; Peer popularity of normally developing children.
- Phases in the Child's Development of Language. Locke, John L. // American Scientist;Sep/Oct94, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p436
Focuses on the language development of infants. Function of nonverbal complex of cues; Role of maternal attachment in the development of language; Discussion on the onset of babbling.
- Language Lessons. Weber, Linda // Baby Talk;May98, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p34
Discusses the physiology behind the language development of children. Significant role of parents and caregivers; Ways parents can foster their babies' language development; Factors that influence development of language skills. INSET: How and When Babies Learn to Talk.
- Talk Like a Tween. // Parenting School Years;Jun2012, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p36
A definition of the term "screepy," which combines scary and creepy, is presented
- First Words. Whitehouse, Beth // Parenting;Sep99, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p148
Discusses how parents can be of help to their children in learning how to speak. Meaning of children's cry; Nonverbal languages of children; How children absorb adult languages; Best ways to continue exposing a child to language. INSETS: Late Talkers: When to Get Help;How Babies Become Utter-Wise.
- Building Language Through Songs. Church, Ellen Booth // Early Childhood Today;Jan2001, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p50
Focuses on building language in children through songs. Mixing happy songs with lively beat; Introducing a song; Making language visual.
- Language & listening. // Australia's Parents;Oct/Nov97 Supplement First Steps, Issue 101, p14
Discusses the importance of encouraging children to talk. How children learn to talk; Ways to encourage a child's language to develop.
- New Level 3 proves itself. Faux, Karen // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);11/12/2012, Vol. 112 Issue 4307, p35
The article discusses how a new qualification, a Level 3 Award, is buttressing children's speech and language development in Great Britain.