ERIC Number: ED482019
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Illinois Early Learning Project Tip Sheets: Language Arts.
The Illinois Early Learning Project (IEL) is funded by the Illinois State Board of Education to provide information resources on early learning and training related to implementing the Illinois Early Learning Standards for parents and for early childhood personnel in all settings. The IEL tip sheets offer suggestions to parents and early childhood personnel on a variety of topics related to children's early experiences. This set of seven tip sheets, in English- and Spanish-language versions, relates specifically to children and the language arts. Titles are as follows: (1)"Fun at Home with Preschoolers: Getting Ready to Read"; (2) "Getting Ready to Read and Write in Child Care"; (3) "The Gift of Words: Conversation and Routines"; (4) "The Gift of Words: Reading and Games"; (5)"Sharing Books with Your Baby"; (6) "Sharing Books with Your Toddler"; and (7) "Things To Do while You're Waiting: Language and Literacy."(LPP)
Descriptors: Basic Vocabulary, Beginning Reading, Beginning Writing, Books, Early Experience, Early Reading, Emergent Literacy, Language Acquisition, Multilingual Materials, Parent Role, Prereading Experience, Preschool Children, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Readiness, Story Reading, Teacher Role, Toddlers
Illinois Early Learning Project, 29 Children's Research Center, 51 Gerty Drive, Champaign, IL 61820-7469. Tel: 877-275-3227 (Toll Free); Tel: 217-333-1386; Fax: 217-333-3767; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://illinoisearlylearning.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Produced by the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, College of Education, Early Childhood and Parenting (ECAP) Collaborative. Spanish-language versions of all of these tip sheets will be available in the future.