Video Snapshots: How to Support a Young Dual Language Learner at the Beginning of the Year?
These video snapshots are a great training tool! They not only document the early stages and strategies of preschool second language acquisition, but also reflect current research. It is a rare look at the first stages that are so vital to the teacher-child connection.
Register now for the Nova Scotia Child Care Association Fall Conference
The fourth annual Mental Health in the Early Years: Social Emotional Wellness from the Start conference is scheduled for October 21-23 in Halifax. Find out more and register now!
How does settlement impact families?
The newest edition of AMSSA's Migration Matters info sheet series, Family, Migration and Settlement, is full of facts and insight to help you better understand how and why integrating into Canadian society impacts parenting and family dynamics.
The Linguistic Genius of Babies
Have you heard the astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another? Watch these clever lab experiments that show how 6-month-old babies listen and use sophisticated reasoning to understand their world.
3 Reasons Not to Wait to Assess Preschool DLLs with Special Needs
Have you ever wondered whether you should refer a newcomer child for help with a suspected special need? Sometimes we think we should wait, but this expert disagrees!
The Young Dual Language Learner Video Series: A Peek into Quality Early Childhood Programs for DLLs
Coming Soon: Mentoring Skills Development for Early Childhood Educators in Nova Scotia
Mentoring is a partnership; a relationship between two people built on mutual trust and respect. This series of workshops will provide you with the skills needed to be an effective member of a mentoring pair, a relationship of giving and receiving support and recognition as you learn new things together. Find out more and register now!
Beyond Trauma: Strategies for Working with New Canadians Living with Trauma
Are you looking for strategies to support newcomers living with trauma? Language Instruction Support and Training Network (LISTN) has developed this in depth guide for language instructors, but is a good starting point for early years professionals as well. It provides information on trauma, vicarious trauma and the importance of self-care, support strategies and things to consider, creating alternative learning spaces and more...
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