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Eight Simple Rules for Talking with Preschoolers
Teaching Young Children
  • Rhea Paul, Sacred Heart University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
12-1-2010
Abstract
The article offers eight simple rules that teachers can use to help preschoolers build their vocabularies. It suggests teachers to talk with children to identify topics that interest them. It also recommends teachers to accompany all the routines and activities of the preschool day to enhance the language experience of children. Moreover, it proposes that open-ended questions invites preschoolers to offer lengthier and more detailed responses, thus stimulating their language growth.
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Copyright c2010 NAEYC. Reprinted with permission.

Pages
13-15
Citation Information

Paul, Rhea. "Eight Simple Rules for Talking with Preschoolers." Teaching Young Children 4.2 (Dec 2010/Jan 2011): 13-15.