The link provides a series of seven documents focused on improving language teaching practices. Each document in the series presents step-by-step instructions and ideas for providing lessons, practice, and encouragement to facilitate communication in young children.
Source: Wilcox, M.J., Murphy, K.M., Bacon, C.K., and Thomas, S. (2001). Improving language teaching practices in preschool classrooms. Infant Child Research Programs, Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona.
Enhancing Children’s Language – Download pdf of 7 documents
Facilitating Peer Interaction – one-page article about facilitating communication during peer interactions
Teaching New Vocabulary Words – one-page article about teaching strategies for vocabulary and concept development
Promoting Second Language Acquisition – one-page article with suggestions for supporting children who are learning a second language