Give me a child | The Economist

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Give me a child | The Economist THERE are no nurseries in Bulakabya, a hamlet hacked out of sugar-cane fields in eastern Uganda. That is not for a lack of children: most women will have at least eight and, since polygamy is widespread, some fathers have more. Until recently these children had few chances to…

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Babies’ first gestures: a key sign of how they’ll talk

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Babies’ first gestures: a key sign of how they’ll talk Understanding these early behaviours gives parents the opportunity to help support their child’s later progress in communicating. Many parents believe their infant’s first word is the most important milestone in learning to speak. However, research from the University of Manchester suggests that simple behaviours –…

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Babies’ first gestures reveal future language development

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Read more… Many parents believe their infant’s first word is the most important milestone in learning to speak. “By understanding these early behaviours, parents have a great opportunity to help support their children’s later language development. Understanding babies’ gestures could also be just as important as understanding their early language.” According to researchers, humans communicate…

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New Reading Law: Babies Will Get ‘Knowledge Briefcase’ From Government

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New Reading Law: Babies Will Get ‘Knowledge Briefcase’ From Government Bookworms, you’ll be delighted by one of the latest laws issued in the UAE. The ruler has implemented a first-of-its-kind law which is full of programmes to ensure residents develop and nurture a love of the written word. Sheikh Khalifa said that the law aims to boost…

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