Literacy Development from Infancy through Age 8
In this session, participants will learn how literacy development interacts with culture, language diversity and socioeconomic differences in home and school contexts. Participants will also learn the role of instruction in supporting children with and without disabilities from birth through grade 3 as they develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. This training is open to educators serving 0- to 8-year-old children in public schools, public charter schools and Head Start agencies in the District of Columbia, with an aim toward increasing coordination between local education agencies (LEAs) and Head Start agencies through joint professional development.
Participants will receive six professional learning units (PLUs) for full attendance and completion of the training.
This course addresses the following age band(s):
Early childhood - early (birth-36 months)
Early childhood - middle (36-60 months)
- Early childhood - late (5-8 years)