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Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development  >  Advancing Children's Communication Skills
Encouraging Language Development in Early Childhood Settings

Heidi Johnson, a Hanen-trained professional, will be traveling to Sitka to share a chapter of the Hanen® Teacher Talk™: “Learning Language and Loving It” to help you create rich and stimulating language-learning environments for the young children you work with.

Participants will receive the workbook developed by Hanen Centre, an internationally renowned organization providing evidence based training in early childhood language development. This training will show you how to use everyday conversations, play and daily routines to promote the communication and social development of all children, including those with language delays and those who are second language learners.  You’ll learn how to identify children’s conversational styles and the role teachers play in interactions and implement easy to remember steps to follow the child’s lead

The training is broken down as follows:

-Thursday, October 12th - 6:00-8:00pm: Session 1. Light dinner will be provided.

-Friday, October 13th – 1.5 hour on-site 1:1 consultation at your program

-Saturday, October 14th – 9:00am-1:00pm: Session 2. Brunch will be provided.



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