Classroom, Language

How to Expand Your Child’s Language in Everyday Conversations

3.3% of children in the US have a language delay and these delays show up the most in children 3-6 years old. So whether your child is 20-months or 3-years-old, you want to be proactively developing your child’s language during these crucial brain development years. So if your child has difficulty communicating, you do want to… Read More How to Expand Your Child’s Language in Everyday Conversations

In the Classroom, Social Foundations

Can Social Skills Predict a Kindergartner’s Future?

Yes….mostly. Social competence in kindergarten is associated with graduating high school, attending college, and future employment (Jones et al., 2015). This could be because children with social skills have developed readiness-to-learn skills. They know how to interact in a group, behave appropriately, and therefore are successful in an academic environment. While I’ve read the research and seen… Read More Can Social Skills Predict a Kindergartner’s Future?