Key Factors of Early Language Development and Learning

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It goes without question that the degree of involvement and kind of relationship developed between a parent and a child is of great influence and may benefit the child’s cognitive and behavioral development. The kind of parent-child rapport obtained can also hinder these developments if the relationship fails to fulfill the common day-to-day necessities of a child while he or she goes through developmental changes. After much deliberation, reading and research it is to no surprise that the kind of relationship established between a parent and a child serves as the foundation as well as the building blocks for children to grow into well rounded, successful adults. Factors such as amount of income, degree of involvement, play time, parent education obtained, home literacy and teaching all influence the kind of relationship that is built between parents and his or her children. In other words, the more income, involvement, play time, education, home literacy and teaching a parent has and performs with his or her child the likelier the child is to experience an advanced cognitive and behavioral development. Along with many popular childhood behaviors it is said that the most common behavior seen in children is bedtime noncompliance (Ortiz & McCormick 2007). Bedtime noncompliance not only affects the relationship between a child and a parent, but it also affects the child’s overall school performance and may even lead to mental illnesses and disorders. Constant bedtime noncompliance can lead parents to become increasingly frustrated and therefore, result in physical reprimanding in order to gain back control of the situation and achieve the desired outcome; sleep. In order to reduce and terminate bedtime noncompliance parents are tau... ... middle of paper ... ...me Noncompliance in Young Children . Journal of Early and Intensive Behavior Intervention, 4, p511-525 2007. Available at: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ805558.pdf accessed [April 8, 2014] Scipio, V. (2006). Early Literacy Development in Minority, Middle-Class Families A Qualitative Research Study. Retrieved April 9, 2014, from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED491777.pdf Tamis-LeMonda CS, Rodriguez ET. Parents’ role in fostering young children’s learning and language development. Rev ed. In: Tremblay RE, Boivin M, Peters RDeV, eds. Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development [online]. Montreal, Quebec: Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development and Strategic Knowledge Cluster on Early Child Development; 2009:1-9. Available at: http://www.child- encyclopedia.com/documents/Tamis-LeMonda-RodriguezANGxp_rev-Parenting.pdf Accessed [April 10, 2014].

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