T.A.L.K.ing is a life-long adventure. Children are learning to talk and learning about talk from the day they are born. They are till learning about talking through their school years and into adulthood.
1 Language: What is it and how does it develop?
*Mapping the Developmental Course
* Monitoring Progress
2 Predicting the Course of Language/Literacy Development
*Thriving in Preschool
*The Achievement Gap
3 The Importance of Parents and Early Caregivers
*Reading and Conversing With Your Baby
*Early Caregivers and Kinds of Talking
4 What Is There to Learn?
*The Larger World
5 Language/Literacy Connections
6 Language Across Contexts
*The Language of Learning
*The Language of Thinking
*Domain Specific Language