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Parent Involvement in Early Literacy

Cognition Domain: Early Literacy Needs Today<p>However, recent preK research has focused specifically on cognition within early childhood development …

Teaching

Find Books

<b>Discover the perfect books for the kids and teens in your life!</b><p>The Children’s Book Council works annually on reading lists and round-ups to help …

Books

Early Literacy and Students with Multiple Disabilities

Students with multiple disabilities, including deafblindness, face many learning challenges. They do not learn literacy in typical ways. Often they …

Importance of Early Literacy

By age 5<p>From day one, a child’s brain begins forming connections very quickly—connections which build the foundation for all learning he or she will …

Five tips for helping nonverbal children with autism learn to read

<b>“Any suggestions for teaching a nonverbal 8-year-old to read? He can form sentences using augmentative communication.”</b><p><i>This week’s “Got Questions?”</i> …

Autism

8 Strategies for Preschool ELLs' Language and Literacy Development | Colorín Colorado

Literacy Development for Preschool ELLs<p>Research has shown that alphabet knowledge, phonological awareness, and print awareness are early literacy …

Fostering Literacy Development in English Language Learners

Adams, M. J. (1990). Beginning to read: Thinking and learning about print: The MIT Press.<p>Anthony, J. L., & Lonigan, C. J. (2004). The nature of …

ABC’s of Early Literacy: The importance of developing early literacy skills

ABC’s of Early Literacy: The importance of developing early literacy skills<p>Emergent literacy, or reading readiness, skills begin to develop very …

Teaching

How to Access Thousands of Free eBooks for Kids

Zing is a service offering thousands of free fiction and non-fiction ebooks to teachers and students. On Zing you can browse for books by topic, …

Make It a Priority to Assess Students' Literacy Skills | Adolescent Literacy 101

References<p>Click the "References" link above to hide these references.<p>ACT (2006). <i>Reading</i> <i>between the lines: What the ACT reveals about college</i> …

Helping Children with Communication Disorders in the Schools

What kinds of speech and language disorders affect children?<p>Speech and language disorders can affect the way children talk, understand, analyze or …

Student Motivation and Engagement in Literacy Learning | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z

<b>Some teachers think that motivational activities must entertain students and therefore create fun activities that are not necessarily focused on</b> …

Pedagogy

NELP Report: Developing Early Literacy

In 2002, the National Early Literacy Panel was appointed to examine the implications of instructional practices used with children from birth through …

Responsiveness to Intervention: New Roles for Speech-Language Pathologists

Meeting the challenge<p>The foundation for SLPs' involvement in RTI has been established through the profession's policies on literacy, workload, and …