1st Edition

Language Development for Science Circle Time Sessions to Improve Language Skills

By Marion Nash, Jackie Lowe Copyright 2006
    118 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    118 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    This book is the first of its kind to help practitioners specifically develop children's language skills in Science. The book incudes:

    • guidelines to help teachers set up, run and assess circle-time sessions
    • ideas for promoting children's thinking skills and emotional literacy
    • downloadable resources containing explanation and demonstration of the programme and its implementation, with comments from staff who have used it.

    Acknowledgements Video CD and Training Introduction - what happens in the group?, what are the effects of the group on children?, how to use this book, further reading, resources Materials That Need Preparation Prior to the Sessions Session Notes Key Teaching Notes Scientific Language Introduced in the Book Nursery Sessions 1-36 Appendix: Photocopies


    Marion Nash is an Educational Psychologist working for Plymouth Psychology Service; Jackie Lowe is a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (Early Years) for Plymouth NHS Teaching Primary Care Trust.