Early Years

The Learning Environment

Including organisation, positive speaking experiences, speaking and listening, technology, and reception class.
Learning Environment scheme
Organisation and the child who stammers
Classroom layout There are suggestions in the research that many children who...
Positive speaking experiences for the child who stammers
Good practice for staff talk with children Use a relaxed and interested posture...
Supporting Speaking and Listening
Spoken language draws on interaction skills as well as speech itself and the...
More support for speaking and listening
Turn-taking In the pre-school practitioners need to be especially aware of the...
Technology in the setting
Remember that not all of this is computer based! The role of ICT in the curriculum...
Technology–based activities and the child who stammers
Staff should: Include the child in all technology based activities Give opportunities...
Reception class
School transfer When the child is still stammering at this stage he may still...