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KidTalk scientists Prof. Yi Ting Huang and Prof. Josh Hartshorne were interviewed for a New York Times article about bilingualism, language development, and the pandemic. For many children in multilingual households, more time at home means more opportunities to learn additional languages.
Professors Yi Ting Huang and Josh Hartshorne were interviewed by Prince George's County Television in Maryland. They talk about the KidTalk app and the ways that children's learning environments have changed since the start of the pandemic.
Welcome to KidTalk 2.0! Thank you for being a part of KidTalk Language Scrapbooking for Science. Maybe you’ve been with us since KidTalk Beta, in which case thank you for sticking with us through our citizen science journey! If this is your first time hearing about KidTalk, you’re joining us at a great time as we’ve just released some major updates and improvements to our app. In this blog post, we’ll go over the changes that were released in our update on 9/2/2020. Those of
Watch KidTalk scientists Yi Ting Huang and Josh Hartshorne talk about the science behind the KidTalk app! While the app was designed for scientific research, we also want it to be fun and meaningful for families. Prof. Hartshorne talks about the app as a mini social network for families to keep in touch, and Prof. Huang tells us about the many ways children's language learning environments have changed with so much of our communication happening virtually. Overall, our scient