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Literacy: Developing and Encouraging

2hours 0.2CEUs
$20

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$29 The Pathway to Literacy for Young Children See Details  

Description

Learn how to develop your children's literacy skills through understanding the eight essentials of early literacy and how to select the best literature for children.  Learn best practices on how to encourage literacy in your child care program.

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Literacy: Developing and Encouraging

Goal: to provide guidance on how to teach, encourage and inspire early literacy in children within a child care program

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. US Literacy Rates
  3. Eight Essentials of Early Literacy
  4. How to Choose Children’s Literature
  5. How to Create a Literacy-rich Environment
  6. Circle Time

Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of literacy
  • Describe three primary parts of literature
  • Discuss how development level is important to creating a literacy-rich environment
  • List at least 3 ways to integrate literacy into child care program

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

 

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the importance of literacy
  • Describe three primary parts of literature
  • Discuss how development level is important to creating a literacy-rich environment
  • List at least 3 ways to integrate literacy into child care program
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington