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Language Development

Baby Sign Language

July 4, 2014 Daily Montessori 8

Sign Language for Kids – baby sign language Many parents are curious about baby sign language. Sign language was made popular by the movie “Meet the Fockers” where Robert De Niro’s character was teaching his grand child to communicate using sign language. So the question is: Is sign language effective and helpful to children or [more…]

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Bilingualism – Bilingual Children

July 4, 2014 Daily Montessori 8

Raising Bilingual Children The world is getting smaller globally and families that are of mixed cultures are becoming more common. Both parents then want their culture and language transferred to their children even in a country that speak a different language away from where they natively grew up in. So the question is how does [more…]

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Language To Use When Talking To Toddlers

July 4, 2014 Daily Montessori 7

Toddlers & Language By this stage as you have already established wonderful conversations with your child, you can now stop talking in ‘motherese’ – the high pitched tone that you used when they were babies. That can impede in their language development in learning how to really talk. Toddlers need to be spoken to like a [more…]