The cognitive elements of reading
A young child reading is decoding and comprehending the text, quickly and automatically. Her ability to do this depends on her concepts of print her phoneme awareness, letter knowledge, understanding of the alphabetic principle and many other complex cognitive feats. United States
Phonics and whole language - the debate
Early Childhood Educators should not be asking whether a lesson is phonics-based or whole language-based, but rather whether a lesson is going to help an individual beginning reader learn to read. United States
The importance of shared book reading
Research findings have revealed the importance and role that both the quantity and quality of shared book experiences present in young children's emerging literacy development and the parent-child relationship. Significant for caregivers as well. United States
Oral storytelling - A pathway to emergent literacy
A research summary that indicates the significance of oral storytelling as a successful key to young children's emergent literacy and language development. United States
Environmental print awareness
Implications for parents and caregivers of the significance of environmental print for young children as beginning readers. A research summary. United States.
Reading assessment techniques.
A summary of the different types of assessment that can be used for measuring development in reading skills in young children and single skills, such as reading comprehension, phoneme awareness, concepts of print and more, can be assessed by multiple measures. United States.
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