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Connecting Words & Emotions

Even newborns will pick up on your emotions – your happiness, sadness, love, concern, anxiety and anger.  But putting these emotions into words is much harder for your child to master. 223 more words


Eight of the best books for language lovers

There are some informative and amusing books about the English language in today’s post. Eight of the best books for language lovers.

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Grammar & Usage

Teaching English-Language Learners with Learning Difficulties


Teaching English-Language Learners with Learning Difficulties

Here is some practical information and guidelines for special education teachers, school psychologists, administrators, and program specialists.

English-language learners with learning difficulties fall into four categories: 310 more words

Language Development

Pattern detection and language errors

One thing I’ve been thinking about as T learns new words is how our brains are wired to detect patterns and how useful that is for learning language. 466 more words

Language Development

Singing with Your Toddler

Singing With Your Toddler

Children between the ages of 1 and 3 respond best to music when they are moving and doing the actions like clapping, marching, rolling and dancing to the beat. 165 more words


A Russian-speaking mom, a Finnish-speaking dad and a - already multilingual - 15 month old!

This is the first of a series of guest posts still to come! As I mentioned on the introduction post of this blog, I’m not alone at all in this amazing experience of raising a child in a multilingual environment. 936 more words

Language Development

Kindergarten, Here I Come!

Do you have a little one starting kindergarten in the fall?  Research shows that success in kindergarten sets the tone for continued success throughout future years of education.   452 more words

Language Development