Davie Academy Staff

April 21, 2021

What is gestural language in infants and toddlers and how do we observe it in Davie Academy?

As stated in the Reading Rockets.org article title: Baby and Toddler Milestones “Good communication development starts in the first year of life and goes far beyond learning how to talk.” Wittmer and Sanders pointed to the following, “Pines (13) reported that Montager discovered five major styles of nonverbal communication among children that begin as early […]

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April 20, 2021

Running Head: Language development in the early year

Introduction The debate among linguists around the world is still in effect today: is language development caused by the genetic make-up of the human being or environmental factors that promote language acquisition? Supporters on both ends of the spectrum will give meaningful objectives to why their theory holds more volume, however the dilemma on what […]

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The Importance of Emotional Growth in the Overall Development of the Child

Children’s social and emotional growth is essential in the development of the child as a whole. Social behavior and social interaction allow for children to develop an understanding of the world around them and go from the egocentric stage of me to a world of we in its entirety. One of the most prominent theorists […]

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