Week 3 Discussion 1
Language and Cognitive Processes Questions
Review the Language Acquisition in Early Childhood Education (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. interactive game, which focuses on language developmental stages and cognitive processes. Write three questions you can ask your classmates that would help to evaluate their knowledge of the developmental milestones and brain development stages, and how they influence on language development and acquisition. These questions should be focused on the main concepts in Chapters 5 and 6. You can see several examples of types of questions in the interactive Jeopardy game. The solutions to your questions should be able to be located within Chapters 5 or 6 in the course textbook. Post your three questions, but do not include the solutions to these in your original post.
Week 3 discussion 2
Video Observation Discussion
We have learned in Chapters 5 and 6 that we are able to understand children’s language development stages by observing their processes and interactions. Preview the three videos listed below from Chapter 6 of your text, which are focused on children’s language interactions. The children shown are in various stages of language development. Choose one of the three videos to conduct an observation and identify the child’s language development stage.
- Precursors to Language, retrieved from Section 6.1 of your text.
- Babbling, retrieved from Section 6.2 of your text.
- Assessing Cognitive and Language Development, retrieved from the Conclusion section in Chapter 6 of your text.
Write your observations of the child, which should support your conclusion of developmental stage. Support your responses with the evidence from the textbook.
The subject line of your discussion should be the title of the video that you watched. Be sure to include a minimum of a 250-word response using your observations and a minimum of one source to support your claims. Your reference(s) should appear at the end of your discussion and be formatted according to APA.