Communication to Foster Childhood Development


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What is communication?

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1. Which is an example of nonverbal communication?

2. Why are serve and return interactions important?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Communication is an important component of early childhood development. These quiz questions will ask you to define concepts and techniques pertaining to early childhood communication.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These questions will ask you to:

  • Define communication
  • Identify examples of nonverbal communication
  • Understand the importance of serve and return interactions
  • Know the type of language children learn first
  • Distinguish methods that promote expressive language

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice applying the following skills:

  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the reason why serve and return interactions are important for building communication skills in children
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about nonverbal communication to identify examples of the concept
  • Defining key concepts - be able to accurately define the term communication

Additional Learning

If you want more information on this concept, read the lesson entitled Communication to Foster Childhood Development. The lesson will help you:

  • Define expressive language
  • Learn why children should name objects and hear cadences in sentences spoken by adults
  • Describe the dependency babies have on adults and how it relates to early communication