Communication & Language Development
Communication skills play a vital role in school-age children’s development. In this course you will learn how school-age children communicate, as well as how to maintain effective communication with families. This course will also address how to create an environment that supports communication and promotes a love of language among school-age children.
Communication: An Introduction
Communicating is the foundation of our relationships and interactions in our personal and professional lives. This lesson provides an introduction to the important role communication plays in the school-age learning environment.
Communication: School-Age Children
This lesson on communication and school-age children and youth will discuss the major components of communication and the development of communication skills. Common communication methods and trends for school-age children and youth, as well as how to include all types of learners, will also be discussed.
Communication: Families and Other Partnerships
Communicating with families and other community partners requires creativity in a school-age environment. This lesson will cover methods of communication and ways to involve partners within the community.
Supporting the Communication of Children in School-Age Programs: The Environment and Experiences
The program environment is not only the space where school-age children learn, but it provides activities and experiences designed to inspire learning. This lesson will discuss the environment and the role it plays in the development of communication skills and the creation of a love for language.