Roberta M Golinkoff
School of Education
- Significant research conducted on how children learn language.
- Most recent publications focus on the importance of play in the way kids learn.
- Speaks all over the world on the topics of language development and the importance of play and playful learning.
- Has consulted for the toy industry and Crayola.
- Can discuss preschool education as well as the role of media in children's lives.
H Rodney Sharp Professor, School of Education
Professor, Linguistics and Cognitive Science
In The News:
Are poor kids in Philadelphia doomed to fail? (Huffington Post)
Why incorporating play in preschool helps kids learn (Globe and Mail (Canda))
Fine-tuning the way kids play to unlock better learning opportunities (Globe and Mail (Canda))
Do kids need toys? (Publimetro)
Babies learn how conversation works before they learn words (ABCNews.com)
Effort to restore children's play gains momentum (New York Times)
Are toys good for kids? (Metro Newspapers)
Talking to your baby (Parenting)
Choosing the right toys for the right age (WebMD)
Your baby is a dolt (Forbes)
Relearning the lost art of child's play (The Globe and Mail, Toronto)
Creating playful interventions to help build children's vocabulary
Roberta Golinkoff to receive 2011 Francis Alison Award
Computerized assessment to help identify preschoolers with language difficulties
Golinkoff receives NH stimulus grant to study preschoolers' geometric knowledge
Golinkoff, colleague win national psychology award
Golinkoff testifies before Congress on 'playing for the future'