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EAL Parent Presentation

Thank you to the parents and families that were able to attend our EAL Parent Presentation. We hope that you have a clearer idea of our program and support for your English language learner.

 

If you were not able to attend or would like to look through our slides once more, please look below:

Please let us know if you have any questions about the EAL program, language support for your child, or general language development questions.

 

Regards,

The Primary EAL team

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Article: Adult-child conversations strengthen language regions of developing brain

Adult-child conversations strengthen language regions of developing brain: Study suggests talking with children from early age could promote language skills regardless of socioeconomic status:
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180813133422.htm

Young children who are regularly engaged in conversation by adults may have stronger connections between two developing brain regions critical for language, according to a study of healthy young children that confirms a hypothesis registered with the Open Science Framework. This finding was independent of parental income and education, suggesting that talking with children from an early age could promote their language skills regardless of their socioeconomic status.