Supporting Early Language Development for Diverse Learners

December 7, 2020

The development of language skills among preschool and primary school children is crucial for success in school and life, providing a foundation for literacy development (Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHHD, 2010). The ability to orally segment and blend sounds predicts word reading skills, and a rich vocabulary helps children gather meaning from the words that they encounter on paper (Kendeou, Van den Broek, White, & Lynch, 2009). Read more