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ERIC Number: EJ1039975
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1054-0040
Fostering Early Language with Infants and Toddlers
Honig, Alice Sterling
Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, v26 n2 p29-31 Sum 2014
This articles describes the learning process of infants and toddlers and provides tips that parents and caregivers can use to promote the development of rich language skills, as well as an abiding passion for learning. From the earliest days, talking with babies encourages their knowledge of words. Singing and reading books increases their literacy learning. By their first birthdays, many babies have special picture books they want to hear over and over. Language is great power! The loving and intimate ways chosen to share language will ensure that infants and toddlers develop language skills, language eloquence, and an abiding appreciation of and delight in books.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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