This document by the Department of Early Education and Care describes what teachers can do when they notice babies attempting to communicate. The publication Reading Gestures describes techniques caregivers can use to respond promptly when they recognize babies using gestures.
Part of: Practice Opportunities
Topic: Warm and Responsive Style
Category: Category 2: Teacher-Child Interactions | Subcategory: Category 2: Warm and Responsive Style | Measure: P-WRS-04: Notices and Attends to Needs and Signals, P-WRS-05: Responds Promptly to Signals