From teaching literacy for dual language learners to establishing preliteracy learning and using music, movement and art to heighten literacy learning, these activities offer the latest and greatest in literacy and language research from the top names in the field.
Play is an essential part of children’s healthy development. Not only does play foster a happy childhood, it also promotes learning. Using fun and playful activities is a great way to introduce students to new concepts and further develop their knowledge.Literacy Language
Unlike speech, writing is a fundamental skills that children must develop with the foundations of speech, listening and reading. Young children have been proven to learn best through activities, such as play and imitation.Literacy Language
Math is everywhere! From the spatial reasoning we use as we drive to work to estimating the tip at lunch, math and math skills are part of our everyday lives.Movement and Play Math Literacy
Think back to a time when you had to study for a test. To learn the material, you probably had to use flashcards, take practice tests, have a friend ask you questions, and so on. You needed to be actively doing something to learn, and when toddlers are learning the alphabet, they are no exception.Literacy Infant & Toddler
As globalization makes it easier for people to cross national borders and enter new cultures, teachers find themselves with more and more children for whom English is a second language. Dual Language Learners (DLL) experience early education in a way that is unique and sometimes confusing, the language they are still learning at home shifting to a different language whenever they enter the classroom. This back and forth can lead to literacy difficulties and stunted vocabulary as these children struggle to learn two languages at once.Literacy Lesson Planning
Use "baby talk" with infants to encourage language development. Watch how toddlers lip-read to pick up language sounds. Explore more complex language with preschoolers. Find all these resources and easy activities from Gryphon House experts in literacy.
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