"Thick" conversations are the extended back-and-forth exchanges between a teacher and a child. This in-service suite describes teaching practices to engage infants, toddlers, and prescholers in "thick" conversations.
Tools for Teachers [PDF, 106KB]
Tools for Supervisors [PDF, 113KB]
Helpful Resources: Infants and Toddlers [PDF, 113KB]
Helpful Resources: Preschool [PDF, 116KB]
Materials for Trainers
Presentation [PPTX, 132MB]
Optional Slide [PPTX, 966KB]
Presenter Notes [PDF, 2.0MB]
Learning Activity: Developing an Action Plan [PDF, 108KB]
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