The Difference Between Speech and Language Development

The Difference Between Speech and Language Development I once taught a child who was a ‘selective mute’.  I had only been a teacher for about five years and had never come across a child who did not speak.  She would refrain from speaking all day and would not answer us.  She would just stare at […]

Fun Learning Activities For Preschoolers

Learning Without Worksheets You know that saying – “Children minds are like sponges, they soak up the information and they are always hungry for more.”  Well, it is so true! Children do learn a lot, which makes them ideal students. While worksheets are great for teaching kids letters and numbers, kids sometimes just want to […]

How To Encourage Oral Language Development

How To Encourage Oral Language Development I had a very random conversation with our four-year-old today.  In fact, we actually have wonderfully random conversations every day. Today as we were driving to school he asked me – “Where does a Judge work Mum?’ Firstly, I vaguely remember mentioning something to him once about a person who […]