Supporting Early Language Development

This highly practical book will enable you to give children in your care the help they need to build their language skills at the earliest point in their development.

Author: Marion Nash

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780415697569

Category: EDUCATION

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Early years practitioners, parents and carers, child minders, health visitors do you need effective ideas for giving your babies and toddlers support to become confident talkers? National research shows that poor language and communication skills have a profound effect on the life chances of children and young people. This highly practical book will enable you to give children in your care the help they need to build their crucial language skills at the earliest point in their development. Based on the author's highly regarded SPIRALS language development programme, the book provides over 40 tried and tested sessions to help develop children's early speech, language and communication. Each language concept is introduced one at a time and builds on the most frequently used words by infants. It suggests ways to use music, repetition, simple meaningful gestures and signing to reinforce children's understanding. Features include: Clear guidelines for introducing specific games and activities at the right developmental level for babies and toddlers to develop their language skills from 0 to 3 ½ years Ideas for progression based on child development Insights into the underlying psychology of the activities we suggest Advice on when to begin to use small group activities Guidance on what to do if a child is reluctant to join in. Practical suggestions for involving parents as partners Photocopiable recording sheets Suggestions for further reading and resources. Written by a leading authority in the field, this exciting new resource provides everything you need to support young children's language skills at the earliest point in their development.
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Working with Babies and Children

cortex is a vital part of the brain in relation to the development of emotions. ... Nash, M., Lowe, ]. and Leah, D. (2012) Supporting Early Language Development Spirals for Babies and Toddlers. London: Routledge.

Author: Jools Page

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446209066

Category: Education

Page: 248

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Fully updated edition of essential resource for all who work with children under three, combining theory and practice.
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Developing Language and Communication Skills Through Effective Small Group Work

The book provides clarity and repetition of key concipts at a level that this particular cohort of children requires. The book now includes a section on using the power of puppets to support communication.

Author: Marion Nash

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 041557689X

Category: Education

Page: 117

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First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Language Development for Science

These simple play-based activities are ideal for teachers to copy and give out to parents who want to know how to help their child improve his or her science language skills and have fun at the same time.

Author: Marion Nash

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135056940

Category: Education

Page: 80

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These simple play-based activities are ideal for teachers to copy and give out to parents who want to know how to help their child improve his or her science language skills and have fun at the same time. Activities are linked directly to the school-based Language Development Circle Time sessions, but can also be used independently. There is a clear structure and progression of ideas, with supporting black-line drawings to acts as prompts and simple record - keeping system to support home/school communication.
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Developing Professional Practice 0 7

Spiral curriculum : learning is revisited at increasingly more complex levels . Nativist : ( approach to language acquisition ) assumes that children are born with an innate capacity to learn language .

Author: Sonia Blandford

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 1405841141

Category: History

Page: 496

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Developing Professional Practice 0 to 7 provides a thoroughly comprehensive and cutting edge guide to developing the understanding and practical skills necessary for working within early years education. Chapter content is directly linked to the early years professional standards and pedagogical features are incorporated throughout the book to guide the student: Chapter objectives at the start of each chapter clearly set out the learning goals for that chapter Reflect and relate to practice sections throughout the book encourage the student to apply theory to real practice in schools and other early years settings whilst also encouraging them to critically evaluate all core topics, arguments and debates Discussion points spark debate by examining key controversies in detail What happens in practice? sections illuminate the discussion with examples from real practice Additional resources and support are provided via the companion website, including: self-study questions, case studies, interviews with practitioners and students, weblinks, a glossary, video clips and PowerPoint slides Developing Professional Practice 0-7 is essential reading for anyone training to work in the early years, and an invaluable resource for all those already in the early stages of their careers.
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Language Development

This book offers an inclusive approach to developing children's language and thinking skills and their emotional literacy.

Author: Marion Nash

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1843121565

Category: Education

Page: 115

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This book offers an inclusive approach to developing children's language and thinking skills and their emotional literacy. By running small group sessions for children who are vulnerable in these areas, you can make a difference. Children are encouraged to take small steps and build up their confidence gradually, with the aim being to allow them to catch up and keep pace with their peers. The sessions are very practical, involving games and activities. They are graded to cover important areas of language development and expansion, early pragmatic skills, listening skills, social skills, critical thinking skills, self-esteem and self-confidence. Straightforward directions are given for each individual session, which can be followed by the class teacher and classroom support staff. Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Speech and Language Therapists will find this book easily accessible.
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Handbook of Early Language Impairment in Children

The social functioning of late talkers and children with SLI has been somewhat neglected in research until recent years ( Fujiki & Brinton , 1994 ) . In a study of toddlers with delayed expressive language development , Paul ( 1991 ) ...

Author: Thomas L. Layton

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: IND:30000103144311

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 426

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This innovative book covers the basic nature and description of children with specific language impairments. This text also provides information on the cognitive, motor, and communication problems in young children with language impairments. It also contains up-to-date information on a variety of disorders such as: AD/HD, Fragile X, TBI, Prenatal Substance Abuse, Landau-Kleffner syndrome, and HIV-infected children.
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