Oral language is the foundation of literacy. However, as children spend more time in front of a screen, their oral language skills and ability to engage in conversations is diminishing. And, that's why I'm presenting this webinar in a few weeks:
You'll also find a 30 page booklet on my website this month with tips, routines, rhymes, and ideas to engage children in oral language.
It’s interesting that the two top skills employers look for when they hire someone are good oral communication skills and the ability to get along with others. With technological advances in years to come, educators need to recognize the value of developing oral communication skills. Children need to speak in complete sentences, organize their thoughts, speak clearly, and use appropriate English to convey their thoughts.
Death is silent. Learning is NOISY! Please check out my website and join me for the webinar so YOU'LL HAVE SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT!I
I met some amazing teachers last weekend in Las Vegas, including James Varga. Don't you love his shirt?
I TOUCH THE LIVES OF CHILDREN. WHAT'S YOUR SUPER POWER?
Here's a call back that Debby Schmitt taught me.
Teacher: Hey, hey, good lookin'
Students: Whatcha got cookin'