Talking about the word gap….

At the recent GM Pathways to Talking Learning event, Michelle Morris spoke about the research into the number of words that young children hear and how this has been defined in recent years as the ‘word gap’.

I’ve also included a link to an interesting article by Mary Hartshorne, Head of evidence at I CAN who explains the difference in poor children’s language skills when it comes to closing the word gap:

Here’s a selection of Michelle’s slides:

Michelle’s full presentation is included within the slide set from the day which can be accessed below:


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