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Acquisition des langues

Quality of Words, Not Quantity, Is Crucial to Language Skills, Study Finds

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2014

The New York Times, by Douglas Quenqua, October 16th 2014

It has been nearly 20 years since a landmark education study found that by age 3, children from low-income families have heard 30 million fewer words than more affluent children, putting them at an educational disadvantage before they even began school. The findings led to increased calls for publicly funded prekindergarten programs and dozens of campaigns urging parents to get chatty with their children. Read more...