Tag Archives: oral language

Program Feature: The Critical Importance of Play

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” – Fred Rogers As we enter into an era in the world of … Continue reading

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What is SLC Reading This Summer? Part 1

“Communicating through language is the crowning achievement of the human species.” Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Ph.D. and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D. We are excited to share with you the first professional reading in our three part series, “What is SLC Reading This … Continue reading

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Baby Talk

“… Verbally engaging with babies—listening to their gurgles and coos and then responding, conversation-style—may speed up their language development more than simply talking at them or around them.” Babies sometimes have the magical ability to make adults tongue-tied. How does … Continue reading

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SLC Director Featured in Rice at Large

Director of School Literacy and Culture, Karen Capo, and the Rice OWL Lab were recently featured in Rice at Large, a Rice news publication intended to raise awareness about the University’s various community outreach programs.  Congratulations! Read the full article … Continue reading

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Program Feature: Early Literacy Summit

Educating for the Future: Are We Getting it Right? So, what do you think? Are today’s early childhood classrooms inspiring the types of thinking and learning that our children will need to function in the world of tomorrow? Join the … Continue reading

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