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  • Chapter 2: Early Literacy Learning
    Charlie Kolb
    11-23-10
  • NICHD statistics
    17-20% serious reading disabilities
    High numbers across the board
    Most at risk
    Poor
    Racial minorities
    Non-native English speakers
    Teale & Gambrell, 2007
  • Why is this occurring?
    Open discussion
  • Professional Learning Communities
    Reflection
    Planning
    Implementation
    Evaluation
    COLLABORATION
  • Does anyone belong to a PLC?
    What is your role?
    What are topics of discussion?
    What comes out of these meetings?
  • Expectations of Students
    Acquire spoken language skills
    Listen to and interact with books
    Experiment with writing
    Learn letters of alphabet
    Develop phonemic awareness
    Develop concepts and vocabulary
    Anything else to add to the list?
    Jalongo, 2009
  • Expectations of Educators
    Understand difference and similarities between written and spoken language
    Stay up to date with current literacy research
    Understand early literacy development
    Assess students and apply skills
    Any else to add to the list?
  • Child Development
    Language
    Physical
    Social
    Emotional
    Research- social learning
  • Language and Literacy Development
    Develop early
    Pleasurable environments
    Exploration
    Pointing
    Labeling
    LEARNING
  • Experiences
    Increase language development
    Increase literacy development
    WHY?
  • Parental role
    Involve
    Stimulate
    Engage
    TEACHING
  • What Parents Can Do
    Label household items
    Use synonyms when describing things
    Follow a routine
    Allow child to help with planning of activities
    Roth, 2009
  • Brain Research
    Ages birth to 3
    Brains learn automatically
    Exposure to print
  • Culture
    Allows child to learn routine
    Child internalizes and expands
    Becomes natural
    Ex: Self talk
    Strickland & Riley-Ayers, 2008
  • Praise
    Provide often
    For simple things
    Build confidence
  • Play
    Ella
  • What are other skills that children learn through play?
  • Promoting Literacy in the Classroom
    Label centers
    Arrange materials
    Make appropriate
    Establish relationships
  • Emergent Reading
    2-3 years- common logos, signs
    Scribbling
    “Re-reading” books
    Invented spelling
  • Emergent Writing
    Pretend writing
    Letters in name
    Invented spelling controversy… thoughts/comments?
    Ericson & Juliebo, 2008
  • How do children learn to read?
    Not a natural process: does not emerge naturally
    Requires systematic and explicit instruction: lengthy process
    Strong relationship between reading and early literacy exposure
    Requires phonemic awareness and processing: understanding of phonemes
  • Do you agree?
  • Effective Reading Instruction
    Breaking apart sounds
    Relationship between letters and sounds
    Asking questions before, during, and after reading
  • Warning Signs
    Baby talk
    Lack of interest in early reading/writing activities
    Inability to recognize letters in name
    Difficultly following simple directions
    Roth, 2009
  • What next?
    Prevention
    We need to know more…
    Less background, more teaching approaches
    Parent education
  • Thank you!
    Questions/ comments
  • Bibliography
    Choice Literacy. (2010). www.choiceliteracy.com
    Ericson, L., & Juliebo, M.F. (2008). The phonological awareness handbook for kindergarten and primary teachers. International Reading Association, 88-90.
    Jalongo, M.R. (2009). Building vocabulary through read aloud. Early Childhood Language Arts, 47-48.
    Reading is Fundamental. www.rif.org
    Roth, F. (2009). Emergent literacy: early reading and writing development. National Center for Learning Disabilities, 24-27.
    Starfall Education. (2008). www.starfall.com
    Strickland, D.S., & Riley-Ayers, S. ( 2008). Literacy leadership in early childhood. Teachers College Press. 77-80.
    Sylvan Learning. (2010). www.bookadventure.com
    Teale, W.H., & Gambrell, L.B. (2007). Raising urban students’ literacy achievement by engaging in authentic, challenging work. The Reading Teacher, 60, 728-739.
    U.S. Department of Education. (2010). www.readingrockets.org/strategies