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Every Child Reads Birth to Three

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Every Child Reads Birth to Three is a statewide initiative led by the Iowa Department of Education. The goal of the ECR B–3 initiative is to assist adults, who provide early care and education for infants and toddlers, develop skills needed to create the experiences and environments required to promote early literacy skills.  This 16-hour training consists of four modules:  Foundations of Early Literacy: Birth to Three; How Infants and Toddlers Learn Language and Literacy; Engaging in Conversations with Infants and Toddlers; and Reading with Infants and Toddlers Using Interactive Strategies. There is also a three-hour follow-up module:  Selecting Quality Books to Read with Infants and Toddlers.

Introduction to Every Child Reads Birth to Three

Module I - Foundations of Every Child Reads: Birth to Three

Module II - How Infants and Toddlers Learn Language and Literacy

Module III - Engaging in Conversations with Infants and Toddlers

Module IV - Reading with Infants & Toddlers Using Interactive Strategies

Follow-Up Module Selecting Quality Books for Infants and Toddlers

 

Parent Modules

I can help my child be a reader! Lessons for Parents in Supporting Early Literacy - The following modules provide step-by-step training for parents and other significant adults to increase the amount of time they spend reading and talking with their children.

I can help my child be a reader! Introduction

Lesson 1 - Talking with your child, Part 1

Lesson 2 - Talking with your child, Part 2

Lesson 3 - Asking questions

Lesson 4 - Responding to words your child is saying: Teaching New Words

Lesson 5 - Using songs to teach new words

Lesson 6 - Retelling personal stories

 

Parent Infant Toddler Brochures

ECR Tips for Reading with Babies and Toddlers

Parent Infant Brochure

Parent Infant Brochure-Spanish

Parent Toddler Brochure

Parent Toddler Brochure-Spanish

 

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 17, 2014 at 11:36pm.