- What kids really want when they tattle. Asher, Liza Galin // Redbook;Jun95, Vol. 185 Issue 2, p155
Presents meanings for children's tattles. Age groups; Authority figures to intervene for toddlers; Laying down of rules for age four; Tattling as an attempt to make things right for ages five to six; Desire to get another child in trouble is a motivator.
- Environmental influences on children's language: A model and case study. Hemmeter, Mary Louise; Kaiser, Ann P. // Education & Treatment of Children (ETC);Nov90, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p331
Presents a case study illustrating the impact of a relatively simple intervention on the environmental system and the effects of that intervention on the child's language use. Central components of the language learning environment of a child; Contributions of the child and caregiver to the...
- Measurement of narrative discourse ability in children with language disorders. Liles, Betty Z.; Duffy, Robert J. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Apr95, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p415
Analyzes narratives from studies differing in subject pools, elicitation procedures, and story content using seven variables hypothesized to measure a variety of language abilities used in narrative production. Extent to which these variables distinguish children with language disorder from...
- Idiom understanding in youth: Further examination of familiarity and transparency. Nippold, Marilyn A.; Taylor, Catherine L. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Apr95, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p426
Reports on a study in which school-age children enrolled in Grades 5, 8, and 11 were administered a force choice task of idiom understanding that controlled for idiom familiarity and transparency. Support for the language experience hypothesis of figurative language development and for the...
- Familial aggregation of phonological disorders: Results from a 28-year follow-up. Felsenfeld, Susan // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct95, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p1091
Reports on a follow-up to longitudinal speech and educational outcome study involving about 400 normally developing children that was initiated in 1960. Study of familial aggregation; Comparison of offspring in cognitive tests; Results of the quantitative articulation measures.
- Longitudinal change of ear advantage for receptive language function in 2 1/2- to 9-year old... Harper, Lawrence V.; Kraft, Harter // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Dec94, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p1091
Studies the longitudinal change of ear advantage for receptive language function in 2 1/2 to 9-year old children. Part of the brain which has the capacity to produce and comprehend language; Dominance of the right ear in language processing; Timing of the development of organic lateralization.
- The language explosion. Cowley, Geoffrey; Foote, Donna // Newsweek;Spring/Summer97, Vol. 129 Issue 9, p16
Focuses on how children learn language skills. First exposure to sound in the womb; Biological wiring in children's brains allowing them to learn languages; When children first attach meanings to sounds; When they are able to analyze grammar; How parents should speak to their infants to...
- Coochy, coochy, can. Kelly, Elizabeth; Fallows, Carol // Australia's Parents;Jun/Jul98, Issue 105, p59
Presents information on a report from the John Hopkins University, which states that babies start storing words in their long-term memory banks from a very early age. Methodology used in the study; Reference to the verbal development of babies.
- Report helps educators foster second language development. // Reading Today;Jun/Jul96, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p15
Reports on the release of the report `Fostering Second Language Development in Young Children: Principles and Practices.' Contact information.
- How to raise a great talker. Kripke, Pamela Gwyn // Redbook;Jun98, Vol. 191 Issue 2, p137
Offers tips for mothers on how to develop language and vocabulary skills in children. Insight into language abilities of children from birth to 12 years; Advice against using baby talk; Encouraging of children to verbalize thoughts; Precaution against correcting grammatical errors of...