Best Practices for Language Acquisition: Read, Write, Talk, Sing & Play - Alabama Public Television Best Practices for Language Acquisition: Read, Write, Talk, Sing & Play
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Best Practices for Language Acquisition: Read, Write, Talk, Sing & Play

This is a free in-person or virtual training from Alabama Public Television brought to your workplace. Each training is approximately two hours in length. Use the form below to schedule your date and time.

Educator Grade Level

Infant and Toddler Educator

Subjects

Child Development | Early Communication

Tags

Caregivers | toddlers | infants

A growing body of research reveals just how important it is for infants and toddlers to be exposed to many forms of language including reading, writing, talking, singing, and playing starting at birth. The five practices of literacy covered in this training are fundamental to children’s growth as future readers. In this 2-hour training, caregivers will learn the ways in which they can best help children acquire language and literacy skills through everyday interactions and activities.
Training Level: Basic
Target Age Group: Infant, Toddlers
DHR Training Hours: CD, LD
CDA Subject Areas: 2, 8
CKA Content Areas: CGD, LEE
CCDF Training Areas: 13, 17
Quality Indicator: C: Child Development

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