Beyond Words – Program 1


Includes: 20-minute training video & facilitator guide

For: Teachers & parents of children ages 2 – 6

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Increase Children’s Language Understanding

For children developing typically, experiencing language delays, or learning a new language

Everyone knows how important strong language skills are for young children. But we often don’t quite know how to help children increase these skills. Beyond Words offers a powerful technique called “highlighting” that helps teachers and parents increase children’s receptive language through everyday activities and routines.

Beyond Words demonstrates how to:

Individualize language goals to match a child’s developmental level

Enhance vocabulary retention by “highlighting” new concepts as children experience them

Expand language comprehension in both spontaneous interactions and pre-planned activities


Early Childhood Research Institute on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services: Multiple reviewers.

“This 19-minute video with a 19-page Activity Guide constitute a delightful curriculum for preservice and inservice training to facilitate the language acquisition of young children, whether they are learning English as a second language or as their native tongue. The content and the brevity make the material an ideal training tool for professionals as well as parents. A specific technique called “highlighting” is presented to guide young children individually and as a group to develop language skills…”

Childhood Education: Annual Theme 2003 Issue 79, page 335. Reviewed by Nancy Maldonado and Mariann Pezella Winick

“This film is particularly interesting in terms of its relevancy to all early childhood programs. It describes a technique, known as “highlighting,” in which language opportunities are expanded through activity—a technique that early childhood personnel will recognize. In effect, this video is a refreshing, revitalizing tonic, as it will bolster viewers’ enthusiasm to make language an important part of the day in various settings…” read full review >

Produced by: Teacher’s Toolbox

Additional information

Weight .26 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × 5.5 × .7 in