Expansions are ways to expand on what a child says or does during a conversation. This in-service suite describes how to use expansions to extend conversations with children to promote their language development.
Tips for Teachers [PDF, 159KB]
Tips for Teachers: Dual Language Learners [PDF, 261KB]
Tips for Teachers: Poster Set [PDF, 246KB]
Tools for Teachers [PDF, 204KB]
Tools for Teachers: Expansions [PDF, 100KB]
Tips for Families [PDF, 277KB]
Tools for Supervisors [PDF, 102KB]
Helpful Resources [PDF, 91KB]
Materials for Trainers
Presentation [PPTX, 99MB]
Optional Slide [PPTX, 1.0MB]
Presenter Notes [PDF, 1.1MB]
Learning Activity: Developing an Action Plan [PDF, 87KB]
Supplemental Videos [PPTX, 25MB]
Supplemental Videos: Dual Language Learners [PPTX, 55MB]
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