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 infants, toddlers, and preschoolers to promote their language development.
Tools for Teachers [PDF, 106KB]
Tools for Supervisors [PDF, 113KB]
Helpful Resources: Infants and Toddlers [PDF, 125KB]
Helpful Resources: Preschool [PDF, 121KB]
Materials for Trainers
Presentation [PPTX, 83MB]
Optional Slide [PPTX, 966KB]
Presenter Notes [PDF, 1.7MB]
Learning Activity: Developing an Action Plan [PDF, 108KB]
To view these materials without Internet access, download the Birth to Five: Expansions [ZIP, 87MB]. This file contains the resources from "Supporting Materials" and "Materials for Trainers" tabs. Please ensure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements before downloading.
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