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ERIC Number: EJ820197
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1082-3301
Using Microsoft[R] "PowerPoint"[TM] to Support Emergent Literacy Skill Development for Young Children At-Risk or Who Have Disabilities
Parette, Howard Phillips; Hourcade, Jack J.; Boeckmann, Nichole M.; Blum, Craig
Early Childhood Education Journal, v36 n3 p233-239 Dec 2008
The increasing availability and use of technology applications for teaching emergent literacy skills in early childhood education settings nationwide requires that early childhood education professionals develop skills with readily available software programs. This paper provides general recommendations in using Microsoft[R] "PowerPoint"[TM] to support emergent literacy skill development for young children at-risk or who have disabilities. Specific suggestions are presented in the areas of phonological awareness, alphabetic principles, comprehension, concepts about print, and vocabulary development.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A