Sunday, 22 Sep 2019

Author: ilona

Improving Child Literacy

  Child Literacy. Catherine Snow, a professor at Harvard Graduate School of Education and a renowned expert on language development, began her studies when very little was known about how children learn language—it was truly a new frontier.  Among the debates in the field, as mentioned, was the question of how much language is innate versus […]

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How Perspective Taking Develops In The Children

  Perspective Taking. Although perspective taking is rarely considered an essential skill for children, research tells a different story. Alison Gopnik of the University of California at Berkeley has been a leader in understanding how we develop theory of mind, becoming aware that others have different beliefs, desires, and intentions from our own. This awareness is essential to […]

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Children. Learning The Second Language

Children. One key finding of the Snow, Dickinson, and Tabors research is that children have better communication skills when they grow up surrounded by rich and meaningful language experiences. What about children who are non-English speakers? Catherine Snow worries about the children who are deprived of rich language experiences in their native languages during this […]

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Children’s Communication Skills

  Communication skills . Think of a newborn, unable to understand or use a single word. In just a few short years, that same child could know thousands of words and use them to retell an experience, express an opinion, negotiate with you, or crack a joke. That very same child could grow up to […]

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Leaf Canopy On The Beach Of The Black Sea

Each of us has dozens, or maybe even hundreds of photos from a holiday, looking at which, images connected with rest come to my head again and again. I returned from there just 2 weeks ago, and already miss the sea. One day, when I was exploring the territory of Chabanka, I discovered a beach […]

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