What we do know about early learning in language development –*Facts:
Revising the duties of the Just Read, Florida! Office; revising requirements for school improvement plans and early warning systems; revising core curricula requirements for certain teacher preparation programs; requiring candidates for an educator certificate in certain areas to demonstrate competence in specified areas ...
A few strategies parents do naturally to facilitate early language development:
What teachers (certified/experienced) do to facilitate early language development:
CAUTION: Early literacy does NOT always mean or result in early reading and writing. Formal instruction which pushes infants and toddlers to achieve adult models of literacy such as the actual reading and writing of words IS NOT developmentally appropriate. If children meet reading and writing experiences with failure; this can damage the child’s association with reading, writing, and expression.
Ways to Facilitate Early Learning – Literacy Development throughout the
Hillsborough County Public School System
Lynn Gray, B.A., M.S.has been an educator for more than 26 years as well as a published author and Tampa area business owner. Remember Lynn Gray on election day, November 8! She is ready to serve on your School Board and advocate on behalf of educators, students and their families.