Languagizing with Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
In this webinar, Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek shares her six Languagizing Principles that can use to languagize any interaction or environment!
Language is the single best early predictor of how children will perform when they enter formal schooling. As caring grown-ups, we can encourage healthy language development by having rich conversations and creating interactive, language-rich environments.
In this webinar, hear from Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, the Stanley and Debra Lefkowitz Faculty Fellow in the Department of Psychology at Temple University and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Kathy is a researcher in the areas of language, play, and child development. She’s also a long-time Sesame Street advisor. Listen in as she shares Six Languagizing Principles that you can apply in your work with young children.
- Learn the six languagizing principles
- Explore ways to incorporate the principles into your interactions and environments
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