Tag Archives: early literacy

“quality interactions involving words — the use of shared symbols (“Look, a dog!”); rituals (“Want a bottle after your bath?”); and “conversational fluency (“Yes, that is a bus!”) — were a far better predictor of language skills at age 3 … Continue reading

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I’m not a teacher, a day-care provider, a doctor, or an educational administrator. I have neither statistics nor formulas to deliver. I’m a parent. I’m a writer and illustrator. And I’m a reader. I have instinct and intuition — that’s … Continue reading

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Reading Rainbow Kickstarter

nprbooks: Former Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton wants to give the show a new life online, and he’s looking for help in an unlikely place: Star Trek fans. He’s offering top funders of his Kickstarter campaign the chance to wear his VISOR – the … Continue reading

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Imagination Station: post office

historyhobbit: Early literacy play station @westervillepubliclibrary so many literacy tie-ins! play, writing, reading  … and so much fun!

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amommylibrarian: Reach Out and Read Milestones of Early Literacy Development. A handy guide for parents, caregivers and librarians. this handout is a staple for baby/toddler/preschool storytimes!

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incorporating technology into programming using ECRR2 (Every Child Ready to Read) principles. Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing & Playing with Technology | ALSC Blog

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abcofreading: Waking to Consciousness with the Word: Reading to Children …though “books” first entered my world on the breath of my sweet mother, I soon went on to hold them, and absorb the rest of what they were: entities, all … Continue reading

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