How to Develop Children's Early Literacy: A Guide for Professional Carers and Educators

How to Develop Children's Early Literacy: A Guide for Professional Carers and Educators

by Laurie Makin, Marian R Whitehead
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761943331

ISBN-13: 9780761943334

Pub. Date: 01/15/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

'Laurie Makin's and Marian Whitehead's book on How to Develop Children's Literacy stands out from the usual guides on child development and learning. The language is accessible and engaging. The text is empowering rather than condescending in tone and in content.

Teacher trainees and people working with children, including parents, who are wanting a good depth of

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'Laurie Makin's and Marian Whitehead's book on How to Develop Children's Literacy stands out from the usual guides on child development and learning. The language is accessible and engaging. The text is empowering rather than condescending in tone and in content.

Teacher trainees and people working with children, including parents, who are wanting a good depth of information quickly about children's early literacy development will find this book provides it' - Childforum, New Zealand

Are you studying for a vocational qualification in early childhood?

Are you a qualified teacher working with under-fives for the first time?

Are you a nursery nurse or teaching assistant? Or are you thinking about doing one of these things?

If so, this book is for you.

The years before a child starts school are crucial in establishing strong foundations for literacy. This book addresses current issues relating to early literacy. The authors offer pragmatic ideas and information on key areas including:

} literacy for babies and toddlers

} literacy for preschool, daycare and nursery children

} play, bilingualism, special needs and official curriculum frameworks.

How to Develop Children's Early Literacy is a practical guide designed to support all early literacy educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761943334
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/15/2004
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Literacy for Babies
Literacy for Toddlers
Literacy for Pre-School and Nursery Children
Literacy for Children in Transition to School
Let's Think about...
Some Useful Resources

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