Experts at UD

Roberta M Golinkoff

School of Education

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,

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H Rodney Sharp Professor, School of Education
Professor, Linguistics and Cognitive Science
Professor, Psychology

In The News:
Self-regulations: just as important as learning your abcs and 123s (Huffington Post)
Active, engaged, meaningful and interactive: Putting the 'education' back in educational apps
Babies, language and the developing brain (Radio Times, WHYY, Philadelphia)
Are poor kids in Philadelphia doomed to fail? (Huffington Post)
Why incorporating play in preschool helps kids learn (Globe and Mail (Canda))
Do kids need toys? (Publimetro)
Fine-tuning the way kids play to unlock better learning opportunities (Globe and Mail (Canda))
Babies learn how conversation works before they learn words (
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)
How babies acquire language (WHYY)
Does play matter? (Huffington Post)
A Chance Encounter Left Me Thinking?(Huffington Post)
10 ways to connect with your young kids (News Journal)

UDaily Articles:
How to raise brilliant children, according to science
New book by UD professor discusses what science says about raising successful children
Responsive interactions help toddlers learn language
Creating playful interventions to help build children's vocabulary
Computerized assessment to help identify preschoolers with language difficulties
Roberta Golinkoff to receive 2011 Francis Alison Award
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'

children, early childhood, education, language, learning, literacy, play