Promising Interventions for Promoting Emergent Literacy Skills: Three Evidence-Based Approaches
- On course. // Nursery World;5/1/2008, Vol. 108 Issue 4118, p30
This article describes several child care courses, including "Understanding the Role of the Key Person Working With Babies and Toddlers," "It's Not Just Baby Talk--Building Early Language and Literacy," and "Creating an Appropriate Environment for Toddlers."
- Improving training for manufacturers. KITCHENMAN, ANDREW // njbiz;7/18/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 29, p5
The article discusses the pilot program being developed by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) and the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development to teach basic skills preparing potential employees to become apprentices. It involves the...
- Focus your reading centers on purpose and passion. Calkins, Lucy // Instructor-Intermediate;Mar1997, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p36
Discusses strategies for enhancing reading centers as a part of an effective reading curricula.
- Events. // Literacy Today;Dec2005, Issue 45, p41
The article presents information on several conferences and other events on education. The conference entitled "Success factors in informal learning: A conference to explore engaging and motivating adults through literacy, language and numeracy" is aimed at practitioners, managers, researchers...
- Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum, 3: Finding a List of Mathematical Skills for Quantitative Literacy Empirically. Vacher, H. L.; Lardner, Emily // Numeracy: Advancing Education in Quantitative Literacy;Jan2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1, preceding p1
What mathematical topics do educators committed to teaching mathematics in context choose for their students when given the opportunity to develop an educational resource explicitly to teach mathematics in context? This paper examines the choices made for the 55 modules by 40 authors in the...
- The danger of efficiency and conformity. VALENTINE, MICHAEL // Principal Matters;Spring2012, Issue 92, p36
The article presents the author's views on the effect of national testing and curriculum agendas on the development of intellectual ability. It states that staff of school should communicate with students for improving the national literacy and numeracy standards. It further mentions that...
- Integrating the emergent literacy curriculum with themes. Strickland, Dorothy S.; Morrow, Lesley Mandel // Reading Teacher;Apr90, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p604
Explores the integration of content and emergent literacy curriculum with themes. Characteristics of integrated school; Opportunities provided by science and social studies for literacy development; Use of animals as theme of study.
- Editorial Comment. Zeegers, Margaret // Practically Primary;Jun2012, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p3
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses various reports within the issue on topics including activities for young literacy learners, on preschool reading, and the Australian Curriculum English.
- A Curriculum Built Not to Last. Johnson, Doug // School Library Journal;Apr99, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p26
Focuses on the issue of creating an information-literacy model for the 21st century. Learning outcomes of a curriculum called Agatha; Details on the process of creating the curriculum.