The ABCs of Emergent Literacy: DVD & Guide for Caregivers of Children From Birth to 5

The ABCs of Emergent Literacy: DVD & Guide for Caregivers of Children From Birth to 5

by Nell Duke, Susan V. Bennett-Armistead, Alison K. Billman, Annie M. Moses
     
 


This dynamic video from early literacy expert Nell Duke presents simple strategies that can boost children’s early reading and writing skills when their brains are primed to absorb new language learning! Filmed in exemplary child-care settings, this video gives you a visual tour of environments that enhance young children’s awareness of print and…  See more details below

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This dynamic video from early literacy expert Nell Duke presents simple strategies that can boost children’s early reading and writing skills when their brains are primed to absorb new language learning! Filmed in exemplary child-care settings, this video gives you a visual tour of environments that enhance young children’s awareness of print and provide rich opportunities to interact with letters and sounds. It also spotlights techniques for best-practice teaching—from taking environmental print walks, to using playful songs and rhymes to transition between activities, to reading aloud in engaging ways. The video and guide cover literacy activities for preschoolers. A must-have resource for any child-care setting. For use with Grade Pre-K.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780545195683
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2012
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 14.00(h) x 2.50(d)
Age Range:
5 Years

Meet the Author

Nell K. Duke, Ed.D., is a professor of language, literacy, and culture and faculty associate in the combined program in education and psychology at the University of Michigan.

Duke’s research focuses on early literacy development, particularly among children living in poverty. Her specific areas of expertise include development of informational reading and writing in young children, comprehension development and instruction in early schooling, and issues of equity in literacy education. Duke is the recipient of numerous awards including the American Educational Research Association Early Career Award, National Council of Teachers of English Promising Researcher Award and the International Reading Association Outstanding Dissertation Award. She is author and co-author of numerous journal articles and book chapters as well as the books Reading and Writing Informational Text in the Primary Grades: Research-Based Practices and Literacy and the Youngest Learner: Best Practices for Educators of Children from Birth to Five.

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