March 2019

EdSource

Highlighting Strategies for Student Success

Research shows that no matter what language they speak, it’s crucial for small children to be exposed to lots of rich, complex vocabulary to help their brains grow. It helps them learn to speak and gives them a strong foundation to later learn to read and write. For children who speak a language other than English at home, research shows that early development of both their home language and English can help them succeed later in life. []

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