LENA technology measures how much adults talk to infants. What does that mean, and how do you do it effectively?
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In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re highlighting two LENA Start programs in Hawaiʻi that are doing amazing work around cultural responsivenss.
In recognition of World Book Day and Children’s Book Week, here are some tips for turning read-aloud time into interactive conversation time.
There’s no shortage of resources out there for family child care providers, but extra time in the day is not one of them.
Early brain development depends so much on having back-and-forth conversations, even for infants and toddlers. Here are six tips to help you talk more!
Explore tips and strategies for making video calls more interactive for young children.
Read Aloud Delaware's LENA Start program, launched in September 2020, has made an impact for families in a short span of time.
In Colorado, LENA Start is one of the many programs Pikes Peak Library District offers so that it “can be a reliable anchor for those with young children in their lives.”
In Michigan, the Bay County Library System is launching its first LENA Start program.
After launching its first LENA Start program in the fall of 2020, Birmingham Talks is recruiting families for its next program cycle.
In partnership with AmeriCorps and the San Juan BOCES, Archuleta county is launching LENA Start, a talk-based early literacy program focused on children aged birth to three.
After a successful first group, Read Aloud Delaware is recruiting families to a new virtual LENA Start group.
Carly Roberts, a senior program officer at the Overdeck Family Foundation, explains why it is crucial to coach and support parents to benefit children.
Read Aloud Delaware is partnering with a national nonprofit, LENA, to close the talk and literacy gap in children.