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Early Learning and Care Quality Assessment Requirements

30. Supporting Development Of Communication Skills
  1 or 2 3 4 or 5
Does Not Meet Expectations Meets Expectations Exceeds Expectations

Staff do not initiate verbal/non-verbal interactions Staff repeatedly do not build on or expand on verbal/non-verbal interactions Staff repeatedly do not role-model developmentally-appropriate descriptions and directions Staff repeatedly do not ask open-ended questions Verbal/non-verbal interactions are a balance of teacher and child directed Staff model active listening skills Staff are observed participating in play with children Staff extend verbal/non-verbal interactions with materials Staff extend children's vocabulary Staff encourage verbal/non-verbal interactions between children

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