Bilingual Infant/Toddler Environments: Supporting Language and Learning in Our Youngest Children

Bilingual Infant/Toddler Environments: Supporting Language and Learning in Our Youngest Children

This guide is based on first- and second-language acquisition. It provides directors, education coordinators, and teachers with practical classroom strategies for serving infants and toddlers of families who speak languages other than English. The authors identify and respond to key questions and concerns voiced by staff who work with infants and toddlers.



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This online tool supports home visiting staff and those who support them by presenting regulations, strategies, publications, and resources in a way that’s interactive, flexible, and adaptable to people’s needs. It offers the readerthe opportunity to read, review, rate, save, and organize material that’s engaging, supports understanding, and ultimately contributes to their expertise as home visitors and home visiting supervisors. It has been developed by the Early Head Start National Resource Center, and includes numerous resources produced by other national centers.

Prepared for the Office of Head Start, under contract # HHSP23320100009YC, by the Early Head Start National Resource Center at ZERO TO THREE.