Expansions

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.

Supporting Materials

Tips for Teachers

Tips for Teachers: Dual Language Learners

Tips for Teachers: Poster Set

Tools for Teachers

Tools for Teachers: Expansions

Tips for Families

Tools for Supervisors

Helpful Resources

Materials for Trainers

Presentation

Optional Slide

Presenter Notes

Learning Activity: Practicing Responses that Expand

Learning Activity: Capturing Expansions Video Activity

Learning Activity: Developing an Action Plan

Supplemental Videos

Supplemental Videos: Dual Language Learners

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Topic:Teaching Practices

Resource Type: Video

Last Updated: April 23, 2018