Communication & Language Development

Lessons

  • 1

    Communication: An Introduction

    This lesson provides an introduction to communication within family child care settings. A key learning point is the significance of communication skills for children’s overall development and learning.

    This lesson is estimated to take 30 minutes to complete.
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  • 2

    Communication: Children

    This lesson will help you understand how children develop and refine communication skills. You will learn about communication milestones and what to do if you are concerned about a child’s development.

    This lesson is estimated to take 60 minutes to complete.
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  • 3

    Communication: Families

    This lesson highlights the importance of establishing and maintaining communication and relationships with families and provides recommendations about ways to effectively communicate with families of children in your care.

    This lesson is estimated to take 60 minutes to complete.
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  • 4

    Supporting the Communication of Children: Environments and Experiences

    It is important to provide a variety of experiences to support children’s communication and language skills. This lesson describes how you can create language- and communication-rich environments that include engaging interactions and experiences.

    This lesson is estimated to take 60 minutes to complete.
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