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Best-selling author Eric Litwin shares key to early literacy - Greenville News

Best-selling author Eric Litwin shares key to early literacy - Greenville News | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Best-selling author Eric Litwin shares key to early literacy
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Litwin is the best-selling author of the first four Pete the Cat books and a singer/songwriter whose concerts promote interactive literacy.
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Fact or Fiction? The Top 10 Assumptions about Early Speech and Language Development

Fact or Fiction? The Top 10 Assumptions about Early Speech and Language Development | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Today we share with you the 10 most common assumptions about speech and language development. With so much... http://t.co/gqHxFrtyzo
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Improving Educational Outcomes for Families - EdCentral

Improving Educational Outcomes for Families - EdCentral | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Using Head Start as a vehicle to reach parents and increase their educational attainment is a logical next step to enhance family well-being.
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Why kids are better off without homework

Why kids are better off without homework | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
CHILDREN in primary school should not be wasting their time on homework – it is a provocative idea. But research into the impact of homework learning outcomes, and motivation, tells a relatively clear story.
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Early Intervention in Natural Environments: Hours and Places

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Forum: Early literacy may break the poverty cycle - New Haven Register

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Forum: Early literacy may break the poverty cycle
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Teaching literacy to small children includes hearing the spoken words early.
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Early hearing tests vital for newborns - KIMT 3

Early hearing tests vital for newborns - KIMT 3 | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Early hearing tests vital for newborns
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“We learn how to talk, we learn the language just by the over and over and over again presence of language.
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Digital Reading Found to Increase Motivation and Reading Comprehension for Kids, Says New Study | Kobo Cafe

Digital Reading Found to Increase Motivation and Reading Comprehension for Kids, Says New Study | Kobo Cafe | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
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Speech recognition technology enters next phase of development - New Electronics

Speech recognition technology enters next phase of development - New Electronics | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
New Electronics Speech recognition technology enters next phase of development New Electronics "A further development is the addition of a deeper level of understanding," says John West, principal solutions architect for Nuance, a speech...
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Reading is all it’s cracked up to be: 10 tips for an early childhood classroom!

Reading is all it’s cracked up to be: 10 tips for an early childhood classroom! | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
This post almost didn’t get published. It almost fell through a crack into the never-never. But just in time the safety net sprang into action and saved it from obscurity. That may matter more to m...
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How babies 'rehearse' to start speaking - Appleton Post Crescent

How babies 'rehearse' to start speaking - Appleton Post Crescent | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
How babies 'rehearse' to start speaking
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Kuhl has spent her career deciphering language development in babies, but the latest discovery was a surprise even to her.
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Musical Training Increases Executive Brain Function in Children and Adults — PsyBlog - Linkis.com

Musical Training Increases Executive Brain Function in Children and Adults — PsyBlog - Linkis.com | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
People with musical training make better choices and their brains process information more efficiently.
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Ages and Stages Summary - Language Development 0-5 years

Ages and Stages Summary - Language Development 0-5 years | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Children's Receptive Language development 0-5; Expressive Language development 0-5.
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Activities to develop Speech and Language Skills

This section describes a number of activities to develop speech and language skills, such as good modelling, using toys, music and books (There are many simple activities that you can do with your child to develop their #speech and #languageskills.
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Speech Apps to Smart Pens: Tech Aids Students With Learning Disabilities - NBC News

Speech Apps to Smart Pens: Tech Aids Students With Learning Disabilities - NBC News | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
New gadgets and mobile apps introduced in the past few years are making reading, writing and math more accessible to students with learning disabilities.Text...
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Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds

Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books
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This article is in opposition to another I read which stated that many middle school children were more motivated to read on digital devices.........what do we do now?  Motivation or comprehension.....which matters most? 

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How a child's language development can be helped by hand movements ... - Daily Mail

How a child's language development can be helped by hand movements ... - Daily Mail | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
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How a child's language development can be helped by hand movements ...
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Researchers at the University of Chicago say gestures help children learn (stock image shown).
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Preschool Fingerplay Favorites

Preschool Fingerplay Favorites | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Preschool Fingerplay Favorites
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English Language Learners - Videos, Articles, Resources, Experts

English Language Learners - Videos, Articles, Resources, Experts | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
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Jen Vogt Erickson: Vocabulary will be key in fighting disparity - Austin Herald

Jen Vogt Erickson: Vocabulary will be key in fighting disparity - Austin Herald | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Jen Vogt Erickson: Vocabulary will be key in fighting disparity
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Brain development occurs incredibly fast in early life.
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How to Use Books to Promote Language Development in Babies and Toddlers - North Shore Pediatric Therapy

Books are a fantastic way to promote learning and language development with your baby or toddler.
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Communication: What should a child’s language development look like between four to six years old?

Communication: What should a child’s language development look like between four to six years old? | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Between the ages of four and six, there are fundamental speech and language skills that should be mastered. But... http://t.co/3vCJgjyHbY
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Study: Learning a musical instrument boosts language, reading skills | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

Study: Learning a musical instrument boosts language, reading skills | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Learning to sing or play a musical instrument can improve language and reading skills of disadvantaged children, according to a new study released Friday.
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Learning Concepts of Print with Pete the Cat | Pre-K Pages

Learning Concepts of Print with Pete the Cat | Pre-K Pages | Early Literacy and Numeracy | Scoop.it
Concepts of print are emergent literacy skills that are considered one of the most important factors in determining future reading success. These skills involve the ability to recognize and understand the functions of print.
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