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How to Develop Children's Early Literacy

How to Develop Children's Early Literacy
A Guide for Professional Carers and Educators

First Edition

December 2003 | 122 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
`Laurie Makin's and Marian Whitehead's book on How to Develop Children's Literacy stands out from the usual guides on child development and learning. The language is accessible and engaging. The text is empowering rather than condescending in tone and in content.

Teacher trainees and people working with children, including parents, who are wanting a good depth of information quickly about children's early literacy development will find this book provides it' - Childforum, New Zealand

Are you studying for a vocational qualification in early childhood?

Are you a qualified teacher working with under-fives for the first time?

Are you a nursery nurse or teaching assistant? Or are you thinking about doing one of these things?

If so, this book is for you.

The years before a child starts school are crucial in establishing strong foundations for literacy. This book addresses current issues relating to early literacy. The authors offer pragmatic ideas and information on key areas including:

} literacy for babies and toddlers

} literacy for preschool, daycare and nursery children

} play, bilingualism, special needs and official curriculum frameworks.

How to Develop Children's Early Literacy is a practical guide designed to support all early literacy educators.

Literacy for Babies
Literacy for Toddlers
Literacy for Pre-School and Nursery Children
Literacy for Children in Transition to School
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This is a well written book that supports students' learning of Early Literacy.

Dr Amoafi Kwapong
February 25, 2016

An easy and enjoyable read.Great tips and techniques that my students could relate to.

Miss Naomi Whale
childcare, City of Bath College
March 11, 2013

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