More Than Baby Talk

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Language: English

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This guide illustrates 10 practices teachers can use to support the development of language and communication skills in infants and toddlers. One of the strategies mentioned is labeling an object, activity, or action. Using descriptive and rich language builds young children’s vocabulary and they will be more likely to use those same words when communicating with others.

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Age Group: Infant, Toddler

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Website Section: Practice Opportunities

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Topic: Language Facilitation and Support

Category: Category 2: Teacher-Child Interactions

Subcategory: Category 2: Language Facilitation and Support

Measure: P-LFS-05: Uses Descriptive Language