Achieving Excellence in Preschool Literacy Instruction by Laura M. Justice PhD, Carol Vukelich PhD, William H. Teale

By Laura M. Justice PhD, Carol Vukelich PhD, William H. Teale

High quality preschool courses are necessary to enhancing children’s results in interpreting fulfillment and leveling language and literacy disparities between scholars from assorted backgrounds. Grounded in cutting-edge learn proof, this practice-oriented e-book demonstrates how preschool execs can create, review, and maintain exemplary courses. Chapters from best experts disguise training, review, and differentiation, in addition to particular options for instructing English language inexperienced persons and supporting at-risk readers. dialogue questions and instructed actions for pro improvement are incorporated, as are reproducible review types and making plans instruments to be used within the lecture room.

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Thus, state-funded pre-K program policies that require teachers to have bachelor’s degrees and specialized training in early childhood education, and classes to have few students and many teachers drive up the costs of providing preschool programs without sufficiently ensuring that programs are effective. The features of preschool programs that do consistently relate to children’s development are the quality of interactions that children experience directly—a positive emotional climate, a teacher who is sensitive to the emotional and instructional needs of children, productive use of class time, use of many different instructional materials and techniques, and language that extends children’s understanding.

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