As we know, there is a commitment in the prime areas of the EYFS, especially to communication and language. With this in mind, I give a big welcome to my guest blogger, Michael Jones, who is a guru in the area of young children’s communication and language.
Michael provides training on children’s language development and learning. Michael has a background in speech and language therapy and teaching and led the Every Child a Talker (ECaT) project in three different local authorities. Michael has published widely on the subject of language development. To find out more about his work visit http://www.talk4meaning.co.uk/
“Most children love sharing books with adults. It can be one of the most effective and enjoyable ways to help children learn to talk. But there are quite a few children who don’t enjoy sharing books at all: whether in a large group, or on their own with an adult. […]