Babies begin learning language in utero


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Dan Wuori, Ph.D. is the Senior Director of Early Learning at the Hunt Institute often posts interesting research related to Early Childhood.  Here is one of his latest tweets: 

“Learning begins long before kindergarten. How early? Evidence suggests that babies begin learning language in utero, with newborns already able to distinguish their mothers’ native languages at birth…”

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A renowned national speaker and accomplished author, Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen is best known as the creator of Mother Goose on the Loose, an award-winning early literacy program. Her charismatic presentations always include an easily-understandable combination of research and practice. Recognized by the ASCLA Leadership and Professional Achievement Award for “revolutionizing the way librarians work with children from birth to age 3” and the 2018 Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries, Betsy’s passion is for helping children and the adults in their lives be the best they can be while sparking a love of reading.