ERIC Number: ED459916
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Lifting the Lid on Early Childhood Literacy.
AECA Research in Practice Series, v7 n1 2000
This booklet offers practical, up-to-date information on early childhood literacy for those who interact with young children. Topics addressed by the booklet include: (1) supportive learning environments; (2) learning to talk; (3) optimizing learning; (4) supporting the literacy development of young children; and (5) fundamental principles for literacy learning. Discussion in this latter area focuses on literacy beginning with talking and listening, ideas for activating imagination, ideas for promoting talk in early childhood settings, reading as comprehension, cueing systems, ideas for promoting reading in early childhood settings, recommended authors, writing as a powerful form of human expression, and ideas for promoting writing in early childhood settings. (Contains 13 references.) (EV)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Beginning Writing, Childrens Writing, Early Childhood Education, Educational Environment, Emergent Literacy, Foreign Countries, Reading Instruction, Verbal Communication, Writing Instruction, Young Children
AECA Research in Practice Series, Australian Early Childhood Association, Inc., P.O. Box 105, Watson, ACT 2602, Australia. (order number RIP001, $12.52 Australian) Tel: 02-6241-6900; Fax: 02-6241-5547; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.aeca.org.au.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Australian Early Childhood Association, Inc., Watson.