Michigan is taking action to turn around the substandard trends in early literacy the state has seen in recent years. This course outlines Essential 8 in the series of research-supported instructional practices designed to positively impact literacy development for Pre-K. Essential 8 covers the importance of providing ample reading materials and opportunities.You will also become familiar with the current state of early literacy performance as well as research and methods that uphold this essential. This course is part of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy, Pre-K series.
In this course, you will:
- Recognize the state of Early Literacy in Michigan and your role in the improvement process,
- Assess your current knowledge of Early Literacy teaching methods, especially this essential practice,
- Discover the ways in which you can provide an abundance of reading materials that connect to the world of a Pre-K student, and
- View classroom videos that demonstrate the essential in practice.