August 7, 2013
2:00 pm Eastern Time
Childhood Education and Literacy Development
University of New York
This session is part of the Follett Growing Readers Series
Children today in the age of common core standards will need richer vocabulary and deeper content knowledge to comprehend complex text. This session describes what we know from recent research on improving vocabulary instruction, highlighting key principles that are related to reading improvement. It will also describe approaches that enable children to learn academic words and retain this information, enabling at risk children to be successful readers and comprehenders.
This session will focus on early literacy development, and highlight some of the recent research particularly focusing on vocabulary development. it will describe the important of academic language and how to teach content rich words which will prepare students for the common core standards.
Attend this session and you will be entered to win a CUSTOM Door prize!
When you attend the Growing Readers Series webinars, you will automatically have a chance to win a collection of books and/or other resources customized to your specifications with the personalized expert guidance of the literacy specialists at Follett Early Learning.
All sessions are 1.5 hours long, and include a brief announcement from our sponsor.
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Time.
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