ERIC Number: EJ670270
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Out of the Mouths of Babes: Unlocking the Mysteries of Language and Voice.
Thurber, Christopher A.
Camping Magazine, v76 n3 p24-29 May-Jun 2003
Summarizes three studies that have revolutionized child psychology by teaching us that children are biologically programmed to learn language; children's language development is orderly and pragmatic, but grammatically mysterious; and children's linguistic self-expression reveals some disturbing ways in which they have been socialized. Presents nine ways this information can be useful at camp. (TD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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