In this Teacher Time webisode, hear from preschool teachers and family child care providers about how they support language and literacy development.
Resources here address the acquisition of reading and writing skills. Some of the resources here may focus on emergent literacy, which refers to the knowledge and skills that lay the foundation for reading and writing.
Literacy is a preschooler subdomain of the language and literacy central domain in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF). Other ELOF domains include approaches to learning; social and emotional development; cognition; and perceptual, motor, and physical development.
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.
When you read with children, they connect the words they hear to the pictures on the page and things in their world. Learn why story time is important for children’s brain development.
Explore resources related to alphabet knowledge and early writing skills in young children, as well as support strategies for parents and families. See how the skills develop through the eyes of kindergartener Joan.
Screening and assessment allow staff to understand each child’s strengths and needs. To plan learning experiences that support Big 5 skills development, staff need to use data from screening and assessment results.
Family and Community Engagement in Young Children’s Native Language Learning and Development Part II
In this webinar, explore the benefits of Native language learning for young children. Learn about ways to engage families and communities.
Explore the benefits of Native language learning and development for children, families, and communities.
Listen as Catherine Snow talks about how the ELOF relates to the language and literacy domain.