This course will discuss the importance of dual language development in the early childhood setting and ways early childhood educators can best support both dual language learners and their families.
Course Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to:
- Summarize information about dual language learners, language development during early childhood, and how this information relates to early education programs and approaches
- Examine best practice methods and additional resources for supporting dual language learners at home, in early learning settings, and in the community
- Assess policies and programs geared towards supporting dual language learners and their families in early childhood settings