Explore what the research says about how preschool children develop language and process two or more languages. Learn about strategies and resources for supporting high-quality instructional interactions.
Learn about emergent writing and the writing process. Discover ways to support children's emergent writing skills.
Learn how to use the Planned Language Approach (PLA) to promote phonological awareness for children in your program. Explore the research and the development trajectory for these skills in children ages birth to 5.
Learn ways to build background knowledge in young children—what they know and believe about themselves and the world around them. Explore key research and find out how children ages birth to 5 develop these skills.
Learn how to promote the Planned Language Approach for Oral Language and Vocabulary in your program. Explore the research and the development trajectory for these skills in children ages birth to 5.
Use this video to guide reflection and enhance practices that support language development with infants, toddlers, and their families.
Discover more about infant and toddler language development. Hear tips on how to support this development, including for children who are dual language learners.
Learn about the Thirty Million Words Project. It is a parent-directed behavioral intervention designed to address language disparities for low-income children.