Engaging Children in Conversations

Find out about teaching practices to engage children in conversations that can support learning in the classroom.

Supporting Materials

Tips for Teachers [PDF, 545KB]

Tips for Teachers: Dual Language Learners [PDF, 100KB]

Tips for Teachers: Poster Set [PDF, 220KB]

Tools for Teachers [PDF, 197KB]

Tips for Families: Family Time with Books [PDF, 285KB]

Tips for Families: Talking [PDF, 239KB]

Activities with Families [PDF, 591KB]

Tools for Supervisors [PDF, 95KB]

Helpful Resources [PDF, 82KB]

Materials for Trainers

Presentation [PPTX, 86MB]

Optional Slide [PPTX, 1.0MB]

Presenter Notes [PDF, 1.8MB]

Learning Activity: Beginning the Conversation [PDF, 72KB]

Learning Activity Videos [PPTX, 218MB]

Learning Activity: Video Review [PDF, 74KB]

Learning Activity: Conversations Around the Classroom [PDF, 2.0MB]

Supplemental Videos [PPTX, 94MB]

Supplemental Videos: Dual Language Learners [PPTX, 55MB]

AIAN Materials

Presentation [PPTX, 106MB]

Presenter Notes [PDF, 1.3MB]

All AIAN Materials [ZIP, 107MB]

To view these materials without Internet access, download the Engaging Children in Conversations 15-Minute In-Service Suite [ZIP, 458MB]. This file contains the resources from "Supporting Materials" and "Materials for Trainers" tabs. Download American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) materials from the AIAN tab. Please ensure your computer meets the minimum system requirements before downloading.

For more information, please contact us at ecdtl@ecetta.info or call (toll-free) 1-844-261-3752.

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