Infuse your early-childhood classroom with developmentally-appropriate strategies designed to increase critical, pre-reading skills. Explore the many ways your early-childhood classroom can become a springboard for literacy. Research shows students with well-developed literacy skills, including Phonemic Awareness and a broad vocabulary, are better prepared to become successful readers and writers. Through a self-survey of your early-childhood classroom, you will develop a personalized plan to increase literacy in your classroom that fits your unique teaching style.
In this course, participants will
- Explore elements of literacy as they relate to early-childhood education
- Survey your early-learning classroom for elements of literacy, identifying areas that may benefit from additional literacy activities
- Investigate various literacy activities included in the required textbook
- Develop a personalized plan to increase literacy in your classroom