Learning to communicate is one of the most important skills for young children. In fact, it is considered one of the major developmental tasks in early childhood! Communication skills is vital for children. It enables them to interact with the people in their world and to have their needs met. Few tasks in early childhood are as important as this one!
Interactions and communication skills development for young children includes gaining the abilities to understand and to express thoughts, feelings, and information. Understanding communication begins before birth (during pregnancy) and continues throughout one’s life. As a child hears, sees, and interprets information from other people, they are developing communication skills.
Quality Rated’s classroom observations look heavily on both the children and teacher’s interactions and communication skills. How a teacher responds to a child’s needs can greatly increase (or decrease) your score on some of the items on the Environmental Rating Scales.
H&H Child Care Training provides ample courses on communication skills and interactions in childcare to help early childhood teachers become fully equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to promote language in their classroom. Some courses include A Taste of Words, Infants and Toddlers: Stages of Development, or Making Words Work to only name a few.
All our online courses provide text, voice, and videos to make the content engaging as well as informative and are Bright from the Start approved for clock hours! Search the GaPDS website under our Approved Sponsor Organization code (TR-ASO-76) for a full list of all our courses!
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