The Power of Conversation

The Power of Conversation Please watch the video below to learn more about The Power of Conversation. Your First Challenge Take a note of how many rich conversations you have with your children each day. When do these usually occur?   Take a critical look at the format of your guided...... Read more

The Importance of First Language Learning Conditions

Observation Challenge During your students play: Start listening to and recording some of the conversations your children are engaged in. Take note of their sentence structures and vocabulary.   Consider your practice: Reflect on how you are gifting language to your children. Is your...... Read more

Oral Language Programs & Resources

Oral language programs and play Please watch the video below to learn more about Oral language programs and play. Current oral language programs in your school Research which oral language programmes are in currently in place in your school? Are these programmes focusing on developing rich...... Read more

Assessing Oral Language

Assessing oral language in play Please watch the video below to learn more about Assessing oral language in play. Assessing oral language challenge If you are not yet assessing oral language, start by using the Junior Oral Language Screening Tool (JOST). To access further information about this...... Read more