Early childhood

Speech and language milestone chart (2009)

Fact Sheet

For most children, all the skills needed for oral language are acquired naturally by the time they are five years old. The fact sheet/speech and language milestone chart offers insight into where a child should be at a particular age ranging from one to six years. It also offers activities one could use in order to encourage language acquisition and proper speech patterns.

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2009-09-02

Family Math Groups (2009)

An Exploration of Content and Style

In this literature review, the author outlines the relationship of family math and family literacy, explores the importance of play in developing early skills, and traces the mathematical development of early childhood. She reviews several large and small scale family math programs, and discusses common findings as to what makes these programs successful.

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2009-04-28

The World Of Words (2003)

Any Parent Can

This book is for parents who want to give their children the gift of literacy. The purpose of this book is to help parents become more aware that reading with their children, even babies, is important. Using simple, straightforward language, the author talks about literacy, the importance of reading, when and how to start reading to a child, and related topics.

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2008-05-13

Literacy Development from Birth to Age Three (2012)

Based on the Nipissing Developmental Screen

Parents and other family members play a key role in a child's early development; they are their children’s first, and most important, teachers. The foundation for literacy development begins when children are very young, long before they go to school.

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2008-03-25

Toward a Multiple Life Cycles Education Policy (2006)

Investing in the Education of Adults to Improve the Educability of Children

This is a paper prepared for presentation at the National Center for Family Literacy Annual Conference March 4th, 2007 in Orlando, Florida. The thesis of the paper holds that investments in adult literacy education can lead to intergenerational effects on the educational achievement of children.

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2006-12-22

Pool Rhyme Time (2005)

Collection of Rhymes and Poems

This book contains more rhymes and poems to use with the Pool Rhyme Time Program.

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2006-09-12

Pool Rhyme Time (2005)

Program Manual

The Pool Rhyme Time Program was developed by Literacy for Life Foundation in the High River/Okotoks region of Alberta.

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2006-09-12

A Child Becomes a Reader (2003)

Birth Through Preschool

A resource for mothers, fathers and grandparents that provides ideas and encouragement for playing, talking, and reading with babies, toddlers and preschoolers that will help them become good readers and writers later in life.

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2006-08-17

Summative Evaluation of the Manukau Family Literacy Project (2004)

This is the fourth evaluation report on the pilot Manukau Family Literacy Programme (MFLP).

This report has two parts:
- A summative evaluation of the 2004 programme (Sections 1 - 5) which looks at programme outcomes of the MFLP, using a range of data sources for evidence of changes in both the adult participants and their children across a number of aspects – academic, family, personal and social.

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2006-07-27

How to Help Your Child Learn to Read and Love Reading (2006)

Parent Guide

This guide was prepared for parents of children in grades 1 to 3, the time when most children learn to read. The guide contains tips to help your child read and develop a love of reading. Choose the tips that are the most helpful and fun for you and your child. This guide comes with a warm welcome from PEI's libraries. A new library keycard is attached to the cover of the guide.

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2006-06-13

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