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Sesame Street in Communities

The Big Idea: We can help children develop strong language skills by "languagizing" our interactions and environments.

“Languagizing” with Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

Jan 8, 2019 | 1:00 pm EST Time: 30 mins to 1hr
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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.

Learning Goals:

  • Learn the six languagizing principles
  • Explore ways to incorporate the principles into your interactions and environments

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