Language and Learning

What Parents Can Do at Home,

By Dr. Nancy Livingston.

The Importance of the Home:

What parents do for and with their children at home makes more of a difference than anything schools can do.

Children Learn Through Language

Parents need to provide opportunities for conversation at home where new thoughts are expressed and vocabulary is expanded.

What Do Children Really Know?

Parents need to check on basic concepts and relationships.

Parents Can Provide Clarification

Parents can help children understand position relationships.

Dr. Livingston also provides:

  • Activities to Increase Listening Ability
  • An Activity to Nurture a Child’s Imagination (which is a magical thing)
  • Specific Learning Tasks for Children
  • Suggestions for Teaching the Alphabet

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