Tablets and Talking

‘Screen time’ is apparently removing the very environment needed for children to develop their speech suggests a report in the Irish Times. The article warns that basic speech and social skills of thousands of children of all ages are being hampered by increasing use of gadgets. One expert says he is even receiving queries from the […] Read more

Oral Narrative: Why It Matters

Children who start school with poor English language skills are more likely than their peers to have academic, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in later years, a new study has found. This was reported recently in the Times Educational Supplement and based on a study by University College London and Royal Holloway, University of London. […] Read more