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2017 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

T47 - Fostering Childrens Language Development Through Lively Conversations With Text

Nov 9, 2017 5:00pm ‐ Nov 9, 2017 6:00pm

Standard: $20.00


Reading aloud to and with young children is an experience that serves a variety of purposes. The presenter explains how the reading experience can jumpstart the career of a successful reader. Parents and teachers are provided with the most powerful, engaging, and proven strategies for helping children develop oral-language skills through reading together. This hands-on workshop reviews current shared reading practices. Attendees receive tips/pamphlets on shared reading and role-play suggested evidence-based activities for children with delayed language skills.

Learning Outcome:

  • TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Discover the relationship between language development and acquisition of reading, written language and math proficiency.

Disclosure: Anne Cunningham has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


  • Anne Cunningham, Ph.D., Director of the Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education, University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Education

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