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It Wouldn’t Happen to Me

Every time a child is in the news for something terrible I say “That poor mother.  It could happen to anyone.”  But in my mind something different is happening.   638 more words

Parenting Style Can Effect Your Childs Language Development

If you child is delayed in their language skills, it might be explained by parenting style according to researchers Wigati, Tamtomo, and Dewi. 112 more words

Wee One

"Turn and Talks" in the Classroom Can Yield Many Positive Outcomes For Your Students


Turn and Talk – Procedures and Routines

How to Use

1. Question

Pose a question or prompt for students to discuss and tell them how much time they will have.

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Voices from the field: Lesley Byrne works with linguistically diverse families in Lowell


This is one of a series of blogs featuring first-person accounts from early educators across Massachusetts.


My name is Lesley Byrne, and I work as a pre-K teacher in the Lowell Public Schools. 526 more words


How to Teach Your Nonverbal Child to Communicate Without Using Words

Before you begin, these alternate communication methods are NOT meant to replace your child talking in the future. It IS meant to open more communication doors and opportunities up for you and your child. 2,073 more words

First Baby Sounds

I have read that at 2 months-old your baby makes real progress in communication. And that’s true! I started mimicking the ‘nga’ ‘aye’ ‘kha’ sounds she was making since 1.7 weeks. 92 more words

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Early Childhood Education Insanity (my rant)

Our first grandchild arrived in August, and as many grandparents come to understand, things have changed since we raised our own children. Babies don’t sleep with crib bumpers, or on their tummies. 391 more words