Dr. Renate Zangl

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Singing to children may help development of language skills

This article summarizes the many benefits singing has for babies: From learning basic communication skills, to learning features about their language, to bonding and boosting development in general.

By |October 29th, 2014|News Singing to Babies|0 Comments

Read to Your Baby, Say Doctors — But Which Books?

“The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging members to encourage reading to newborns”, this article states.

By |October 29th, 2014|News Reading To Babies|0 Comments

Read to a Tiny Baby? Yes

When to start reading to a child? The answer is early: A group of pediatricians even suggests to read already from birth onwards, so well before children understand their first words. Read more why this early in this article…

By |October 29th, 2014|News Reading To Babies|0 Comments

Talking directly to toddlers strengthens their language skills, Stanford research shows

New research from Stanford psychologists reveals that the amount parents speak directly to their toddler can make an incredible difference in the child's language proficiency and vocabulary. Read more about the study in this article.

By |October 29th, 2014|News Getting Language Started|0 Comments

Talking to babies boosts their brain power, studies show

This is yet another article discussing the power of talk with infants and toddlers while summarizing latest research about the early word gap discovered by Stanford scientists.

By |October 29th, 2014|News Getting Language Started|0 Comments

In the beginning was the word

I’m a strong advocate of live, face-to-face interactions with infants and toddlers, as you know by now. I strongly believe that they are the best way to give babies a head start and help them build a strong foundation for future language and learning. In this article, you learn about various science findings backing up my advocacy.

By |October 29th, 2014|News Getting Language Started|0 Comments

Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K

Some children learn to understand and talk more quickly than others, but when do you think some children fall behind others? In kindergarten as they build literacy skills? This article suggests much earlier.

By |October 29th, 2014|News Getting Language Started|0 Comments

Trying to Close a Knowledge Gap, Word by Word

The fact is that some children are behind others by a year or more when entering kindergarten. So what to do? How to close this achievement gap? Is an intervention at that age the best way, or do we need to start looking at younger children and intervene there?

By |October 29th, 2014|News Getting Language Started|0 Comments

Introductory Blog

This is my first blog, and it’s going to be about language and learning in young children – sometimes about school age children, and adults as well. It’s a daring adventure, and yes, I’m excited about it.

By |October 27th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Talking With Mom…

Talking With Mom

By |October 15th, 2014|Parent Share Videos|0 Comments

Quick Tips To Jumpstart Learning