Children's responses to educators' questions in day care play groups.

@article{Rivera2005ChildrensRT,
  title={Children's responses to educators' questions in day care play groups.},
  author={C. de Rivera and L. Girolametto and J. Greenberg and E. Weitzman},
  journal={American journal of speech-language pathology},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          14-26
        }
}
An exploratory study examined adults' questions to small groups of children to determine how questions influenced their response rate and complexity of response. Thirteen educators of toddlers and 13 educators of preschoolers were videotaped during free-play. Both groups of educators used an equivalent frequency of open-ended and closed questions, but the preschool educators used more topic-continuing questions. Consistent with their developmental level, preschoolers responded more frequently… Expand
Preschool Teacher Language and Children's Language Acquisition
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