Chapter 12 discusses early literacy and considers the significance of the role of the educator in children’s early literacy learning. Educators will understand the importance of a wide range of relevant activities within a play-based program that will support young children’s early literacy development during the years before school. An evidence-informed discussion about children’s early reading and writing experiences, and ideas are shared about the ways educators can encourage and support young children to develop a literacy focus within their programs is provided.
Early childhood education, Literacy education, Young children, Play based learning, Early reading, Beginning writing
Early Childhood Education | Language and Literacy Education
Raban, Bridie, "Early literacy" (2020). Strong Foundations. 12.
Citation APA 7th edition
Raban, B. (2020). Early literacy. In A. Kilderry & B. Raban (Eds.), Strong Foundations: Evidence informing practice in early childhood education and care (pp. 170-184). ACER Press. https://doi.org/10.37517/978-1-74286-555-3_12