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
Raban, Bridie, "Early literacy" (2020). Strong Foundations. 12.