From early literacy expert Nell Duke, here are simple strategies to boost children’s early reading and writing skills when their brains are primed to absorb new language learning! Filmed in exemplary child-care settings, you'll experience 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. Covers literacy activities for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, and includes a teaching guide. A must-have resource for any child-care setting!
• 64-page viewing guide
• Professional Development Video on DVD
• CD with printable forms
• All in a 3-ring zippered binder!