Friday, May 25, 2007

Oracy at Home

Today we have a guest post from Monika who is an English language teacher in Argentina. If you like this post, please visit her blog Puppets in Action! She emphasizes the creative and fun use of puppets for learning language arts.

Research has shown we use language to talk about what we need to understand. So if you read to your child regularly and demonstrate conversational skills within the family, you can enhance these experiences with the use of puppets. Why do puppets work so well? One of the reasons is because they are so multi-sensory! have puppets, they look alive and you have tons of stories for using them. What's the next step? Have

FUN laughs,
FUN giggles,
FUN groans,

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