With a child’s oral vocabulary at age two (speaking & understanding) predicting academic and behavioural outcomes in later years, parents can ask how to teach their baby about sound and meaning. Talking to your baby [with hearing devices on] is the secret! Toddler Babble Is Language Progress By some estimates, over 90 percent of a
Moving from primary to secondary school is a process all students undergo and can be quite daunting. Transitioning is also a crucial stage in a pre-teen child’s development, as their experiences at the time can significantly impact their later academic and social skills. For parents, the leap from primary to post-primary education can be difficult,
Children need to develop literacy skills before their first day of school and research consistently shows children learn literacy skills even before talking. Emergent literacy theorists believe that children start learning about literacy (reading and writing) from birth. Infants can learn about the letters of the alphabet and concepts of print long before they are
Babies and toddlers need to become familiar with books before reaching school age, otherwise they will tend to associate books only with school. Infants at home will be attracted to simple pictures in books, which can prompt their first item-and-word link, the initial step in language-learning. Toddlers exposed to image-rich books and flash cards early
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