Authentic Literacy (module 4 presentation RDG 525)
Phonemic Awarness (RDG 525)
Vygotsky says play has 2 critical features (Power Point Presentation from ECD505), Creates an imaginary situation where childrne can "act out" their fears and unknowns., Contains rules that children must master in order to be successful in the "real world"
Literacy centers focus on only literacy type activities to help children. Writing centers, classroom library, games (letter matching, memory type), puzzles.
Begins ineutero (The Baby Human video)
Focuses on sound manipulation (Helping Young Children Learn the Language of Literacy), Onset/rime, Syllables, Phoneme addtion/deletion/substitution, Initial, medial, final sounds
Can be practiced given the opportunity to have conversations (RDG 525 video clips), Dramatic play
Involves sound symbol relationship
Must be systematic and explicit
Directly linked to comprehension (Put Reading First), Can be taught using readers theater (RDG 525 presentation)
the reason to read
Limited time, In the past, focused on socialization and early skills., Focus on learning the alphabet and other basic skills, Play based
time to expand on teaching
DIBELS or other testing that must be reported to the state.
Has evolved because we now know mare about how young children learn. (Newsweek article, Peg Tyre, "The New First Grade..." September 11, 2006)
To level the academic playing field for all children regardless of socioeconomic levels or where the school is located.
Holding the school accountable or risk being shut down, lose funding, or even lose teachers and principals jobs.