ERIC Number: ED327849
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Developing a Language Program. Children and Language Series.
Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
Intended for teachers in Tasmania, this booklet focuses on guidelines for developing a language program for young children. Chapters are entitled: How Language Competence Grows; Language, Thought and Feelings Are Independent; The Child's Language Development Depends on Our Responses; and Growth of Understanding. The philosophy presented in the booklet is based on widely accepted thinking, practice, and research about language over the past 20 years. The booklet stresses the importance of teachers' understanding the theory behind language acquisition, and its relevance to day-to-day practice, so that a consistent approach can be developed. Several black and white photographs illustrate the text. (MG)
Descriptors: Child Language, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Instructional Design, Instructional Effectiveness, Language Acquisition, Language Skills, Metalinguistics, Theory Practice Relationship
The Marketing Officer, Department of Education and the Arts, 71 Letitia Street, North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 7000 ($A5.00 plus postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia