Supporting Emergent Readers and Writers

5 hours 

Using a child-centered approach, this course focuses on the development of literacy skills needed for the transition to kindergarten. Participants learn more about the components needed for children to learn to read and write. Recommendations for the creation of a print-rich environment and appropriate literacy activities are examined. 

Topics include 
  • Alphabetic understanding 
  • Promoting phonological awareness 
  • Choosing developmentally appropriate materials and activities 
  • Supporting home literacy
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