Most complete record of a single child’s speech development?

MIT researcher Deb Roy wanted to understand how his infant son learned language — so he wired up his house with videocameras to catch every moment (with exceptions) of his son’s life, then parsed 90,000 hours of home video to watch “gaaaa” slowly turn into “water.” Astonishing, data-rich research with deep implications for how we learn. Anyone involved in the … Read More

Podcast by Dr Joseph Sparling on Abecedarian approach

Dr Joseph Sparling Dr Joseph Sparling is Visiting Professor at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne. He is also a Fellow at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a Research Professor at Georgetown University. He is the first author of LearningGames®, The Abecedarian Curriculum, … Read More