Fostering Listening Skills

Fostering Listening Skills

Research shows that only 25% of adults listen effectively. Learn the necessary techniques to improve your child’s listening skills, which in turn helps their overall language development.

In this course, you will discover:

  • The definition of active listening 
  • The role of parents in creating an environment that promotes active listening
  • Methods for establishing a good listening environment and promoting the development of strong listening skills

Speaking and listening skills form the foundation of early literacy. Young children learn word meaning (vocabulary) and sentence structure by listening to adults. Through speaking, children put their knowledge of language and understanding of key concepts to use. Therefore, language development should be a major focus in early childhood.