Information for Commissioners for Schools: Resources for 0-5yrs
Elklan has produced a range of resources to support early years practitioners and others in their work.
The following materials can be ordered through our online shop.
A book packed full of practical ideas to support children’s speaking and listening skills at pre-foundation and foundation stage.
This invaluable and practical book provides detailed advice and activities to promote the speaking and listening skills of all children aged between 2 and 6 years. It has been widely used across thousands of settings and enables professionals and parents to understand the communication difficulties children experience. It gives relevant advice and is full of lots of ideas to support children with a wide range of speech and language difficulties
Amongst the topics covered are:
A resource which will help pre-school settings to develop everyday vocabulary and support the understanding of spoken language.
Early Years Based Information Carrying Word Pack is a rich resource of beautiful pictures and interesting activities to promote the vocabulary, speaking and listening of a wide range of children through the principle of Information Carrying Words.
For those unfamiliar with Information Carrying Words, the concept provides a structured framework which helps children increase the amount of information they can remember. At the same time EYBIC will develop their knowledge and language of everyday topics including:
The resource includes:
EYBIC Word Pack will help to improve:
EYBIC Word Pack supports Early Learning Goals.
EYBIC Word Pack is very useful for children learning additional languages.
EYBIC Word Pack helps parents, early years practitioners and speech and language therapists to work together to promote children’s language and communication skills.
A resource designed to help speech and language therapists, education staff and the wider workforce to assess and develop the verbal reasoning skills primary aged children who experience difficulty understanding what is said to them.
This beautifully illustrated resource is designed to help speech and language therapists, education staff and the wider workforce to assess and develop the verbal reasoning skills of all under 5s and primary aged children who experience difficulty understanding what is said to them
The TALC is based on the Language of Learning Model proposed by Blank, Rose and Berlin (1978). The Language of Learning Model is popular in Australia where it is referred to as 'Blanks' or 'The Blank Language Scheme.' This scheme is very popular with early years and education staff as it helps them to differentiate class based activities for all children. This assessment will enable children to be appropriately assessed and supported at the right level for them. Anyone familiar with the principles of assessing children can conduct the TALC.
More information about 'Blank' is written in the resource and in all Elklan Language Builders books (excepting Communication Support for Children with Severe and Complex Needs).
The TALC can be used to:
A beautifully illustrated and easily photocopied or printed resource for parents and others to help them encourage the communication skills of all children aged 5 and under.
Let's Talk with Under 5s Handouts is beautifully illustrated and full of ideas to encourage the speaking, listening and language skills of all under 5s. The handouts are ideal for parents, child minders and under 5s practitioners wanting some basic skills and knowledge as well as for speech and language therapists to give out to others to explain complex ideas in a simple and effective manner.
There are lots of practical suggestions that cover the following topics:
A wealth of ideas to assess and develop the linguistic concepts (descriptive vocabulary) needed to access the Foundation and Key Stage 1 curricula, based on Ann Locke's 'Living Language' programme which underpins most of the Maths and Science curricula throughout the UK.
PORIC provides a wealth of ideas to assess and develop the linguistic concepts (descriptive vocabulary) needed to access the Foundation and Key Stage 1 curricula. It is based on the core vocabulary and linguistic concepts incorporated in Ann Locke's 'Living Language' programme which underpins most of the Maths and Science curriculai in all four countries of the UK. it is an invaluable resource for staff supporting children who need more help to learn these important words.
PORIC is a long established product that has been used by many teachers and Therapists, it was written by Glinette Woods and Deborah Acors in 1999. The publisher retired and the authors have worked with Henrietta to produce a brand new edition which is now published by Elklan.
The PORIC pack gives you:
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