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Quality Matters More Than Quantity for Word Learning

Quality Matters More Than Quantity for Word Learning | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
Vocabulary development has more to do with the “quality” of interactions during word learning rather than simply quantity of speech directed at children.
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Contributing to the quality would also be the positive emotional connection between parent and child as well as the level of information the parent provides.

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Preschoolers' reading skills benefit from one modest change by teachers

Preschoolers' reading skills benefit from one modest change by teachers | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
A small change in how teachers and parents read aloud to preschoolers may provide a big boost to their reading skills later on, a new study found.
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