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This discusses the effects of the early learning of literacy.

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  • 1. The Effects of Early Literacy
    Jessi Tevis
    D. Mascle -ENG 100
  • 2. Does the early learning of literacy actually effect a child’s future?
  • 3.
  • 4.
  • 5. Parent Literacy Levels Affect Their Child’s Literacy Levels…
  • 6. Research shows that a mother’s level of education is one of the most important factors influencing children’s reading levels and other school achievements.
  • 7. It is proven that more highly educated mothers have greater success in providing children with the cognitive and language skills that contribute to early success in school.
  • 8. Research also proves that children of mothers with high levels of education stay in school longer that children of mothers with low levels of education.
  • 9. How does income affect a child’s literacy level???
    According to the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) children of low-income families began school far below their more income advantaged peers.
    In fact…
    • Before entering kindergarten, the average cognitive scores of preschool-age children in the highest income group are 60 percent above the average scores of children in the lowest income group.
  • At age 4 years, children who live below the poverty line are 18 months below what is normal for their age group; by age 10 that gap is still present. For children living in the poorest families, the gap is even larger…
  • 10. By the time children from middle-income families with well-educated parents are in third grade, they know about 12,000 words. Third grade children from low-income families with undereducated parents who don’t talk to them very much have vocabularies of around 4,000 words, one-third as many words as their middle-income peers…
  • 11. Low-literate parents are more likely to exert a positive influence on their children’s academic achievement when they are able to enhance their own literacy skills
    as well.
  • 12. The Effects of Learning Disabilities
  • 13. Learning disabilities are problems that affect the brain's ability to receive, process, analyze, or store information.
  • 14. These problems can make it difficult for a student to learn as quickly as someone who isn't affected by learning disabilities…
  • 15. Learning Disabilities Can Cause:
    Trouble focusing or concentrating
    Trouble spelling
    Trouble reading
    Trouble writing
    Social struggles
  • 16. Parent Intervention…
  • 17. it affects a child’s literacy level.
  • 18. Research shows that parent involvement has a positive effect on children’s reading acquisition.
  • 19. Children who read to their parents on a regular basis made greater gains than children receiving an equivalent amount of extra reading instruction by reading specialists at school .
  • 20. Teacher intervention should be INCREASED!
  • 21. If teacher intervention is increased…
    So is a child’s literacy level.
  • 22.
  • 23. Does it really matter??
  • 24. Out of thirteen students that completed an online survey, only seven students attended preschool…
  • 25. However,
    The preschool phase is strongly associated with the improvement in academic functioning in children.
  • 26.
  • 27. Early
  • 28. is our ladder…
  • 29. to SUCCESS.
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