On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 2:00 pm (EST), please join Dr. Betty Bardige, renowned expert in language development, as she leads a webinar discussing new research on effective strategies adults can use to help toddlers develop strong language skills. The webinar, sponsored by Nemours Bright Start, is open to everyone.
If you are unable to participate at that time, you can register now to view the webinar at a more opportune time.
Betty Bardige, Ed.D., is a developmental psychologist, educator, and child advocate. She helps to shape early childhood policy at local, state, and national levels. Dr. Bardige is the author of At a Loss for Words; she is also the co-author, with her mother, Dr. Marilyn Segal, of Building Literacy with Love. Dr. Bardige can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Bardige has advised Star Bright Books and author Ellen Mayer on the Small Talk Book ® series which encourages adults on how to help children develop strong language skills in the everyday moments of life.
Ellen Mayer is a writer and early literacy home visitor who helps families support their children’s language development through books and play. She has a M.Phil. in Sociology and worked as a researcher at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, studying family engagement in education.
Small Talk Books ® are playful stories celebrating diversity while featuring young children and their parents talking and having fun together. The books show families how to build young children’s language through conversation, during everyday small moments together. Frequent small talks add up to big learning gains for young children! To learn more, visit: www.starbrightbooks.com and http://ellenmayerbooks.com