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Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Language: A Child’s Connection To The World A. “Laundry Day” B. Developmental Milestones C. By The Age of One D. By The Age of Two E. By he Age of Three F. By The Age of Four G. By The Age of Five H. Review I. Summary Section 3: [Practical Strategies and Activities] A. Language Modeling: Talking TO Children and WITH Children B. Additional Ideas For Modeling Language C. Experiences and Language Go Hand-In-Hand D. Language Is Learned Through Play E. Language Is Learned Through Music and Movement F. Language Is Learned Through Books and Reading Aloud To Children G. Strategies That Hinder A Child's Language Development H. Review I. Summary Section 4: Signs of Language Delays and How To Respond A. Reasons For Language Development Delays B. Language Delay Warning Signs C. Seeking Support For Language Delayed Children D. Review E. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations
Cheryl Smith Turner is the CEO/owner of REACH Teaching Learning Solutions (TLS), an educational consulting firm, with offices in Atlanta, Georgia. She provides educators with the insight and training for improved instructional strategies that contribute to a positive climate for learning, Cheryl obtained her Specialist in Education Degree from Georgia State University with a concentration in Early Childhood Education and her Master of Education from Emory University in Educational Studies. Cheryl is nationally certified to train Pre-K -12 educators on strategies for Classroom Management and Differentiated Instruction. She is a also a state-approved trainer for Georgia, qualified to deliver beginning, intermediate or advanced level trainings to early care and education professionals statewide. Additionally, Cheryl is a state-approved trainer for Strengthening Families Georgia, which provides instructional support for child and family serving organizations. Cheryl is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA), Georgia Association of Young Children (GAYC), National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), the International Women’s Leadership Association (IWLA) and volunteers her service to numerous charitable and community based organizations. Disclosure: Cheryl Smith Turner has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.