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.
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.
Director of the Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education,
University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Education