PRACTICE GUIDE: COMMUNICATION
A six-part series by Helen Moylett on how to promote communication skills in babies and young children, with an overview of the essentials of good early years practice and a focus on particular themes including bilingualism and working with parents.
The whole learning environment in which young children spend their time needs to offer quality language provision, says Helen Moylett.
A child's communication begins at home, and early years practitioners need to promote it there and in partnership with the nursery, as Helen Moylett explains.
Narrative boosts language skills and lays the foundations for reading and writing.
Let the home language into the nursery for children communicating bilingually, says Helen Moylett
Initiatives by Government and other agencies are encouraging communication, says Helen Moylett, in the final part of her Communication series.