In this Teacher Time webisode, hear from infant and toddler teachers about how they support children's language and literacy development.
Learn about emergent writing and the writing process. Discover ways to support children's emergent writing skills.
Learn ways to scaffold Alphabet Knowledge and Early Writing, key elements of early language and literacy. Find research about alphabet knowledge and early writing and how children birth to 5 develop these skills.
Listen as Catherine Snow talks about how the ELOF relates to the language and literacy domain.
Conversations help children develop varied vocabularies. Find out how to use everyday talks with children to help them learn more vocabulary words.
Explore this News You Can Use (NYCU) that provides teachers, home visitors, and family child care providers with strategies that support children’s emerging language and literacy skills.
Research tells us that children’s early oral language skills are critically important. They can predict later reading success. Rich, back-and-forth conversations help children develop more complex language, thinking skills, and social skills. Discover ideas and activities for introducing new or novel words into everyday conversations with children. Learn how to engage them in rich conversations.
Review a framework for teachers to evaluate and understand the writing that young children produce.