Research tells us that children’s early oral language skills are critically important. They can predict later reading success. Rich, back-and-forth conversations help children develop more complex language, thinking skills, and social skills. Discover ideas and activities for introducing new or novel words into everyday conversations with children. Learn how to engage them in rich conversations.
Language Modeling and Conversations: Novel Words
Topic: Teaching Practices
National Centers:Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning
Last Updated: July 16, 2018