A picture can paint a thousand words, and using these photos in a variety of activities can help stimulate the development of both oral and written language skills. Each set has 68 photos. 6" x 8" cards.
Grades K - 3. Teach basic concepts and promote early literacy with this hands-on approach to skill building. Each set contains 10-five piece, two-sided puzzles designed to meet key instructional goals. Includes activity guide. Research based!
The Language Builder Picture Noun Card set is a tremendous tool for teaching key language concepts to preschool age children; children and adults with autism, developmental delay, or speech/language delay; or to anyone first learning or re-learning basic language skills. This 350 card set includes stunning, child-pleasing, bright, photographic images from nine basic categories (animals, foods, vehicles, furniture, clothing, toys, everyday objects, shapes, and colors). This is the only flashcard… More »
This full-color illustrated poster addresses parents' and teachers' concerns about children's reading readiness and progress. Includes milestones and warning signs indicating that children might be at risk for reading challenges from birth through age six. By tracking children with this simple map, parents can be sure their children are keeping up with their peers, and intercede if they begin to notice warning signs. Available in English and Spanish.
This detailed Teacher's Guide for the Read, Play, and Learn!® curriculum helps teachers and program directors in choosing materials, arranging their classrooms, using the curriculum to enhance children's skills, and identifying children's developmental levels so that appropriate modifications can be made. This Teacher's Guide is part of Read, Play, and Learn!®, an innovative, play-based curriculum for children 3 to 6 years of age that promotes general development and boosts cognitive, sensorimotor,… More »
This Read, Play, Learn! set includes two boxed collections of storybook modules (Modules 1-8 in Collection 1 and Modules 9-16 in Collection 2) and a helpful Teacher's Guide. Each of the 16 modules contains 10 days' worth of flexible, sequenced activities that were developed around popular, high-quality storybooks. The modules contain a brief summary of the storybook; planning sheets; a list of materials needed for the activities; a list of key words and concepts; ideas for modifying the activities… More »
These Read, Play, and Learn!® storybook modules contain 10 days of activities linked to a popular storybook title. The module contains the following sections: the story, the planning sheets, vocabulary, materials, areas/centers, how to involve families, and more suggestions. These modules are part of an innovative, play-based curriculum for children 3 to 6 years of age that promotes general development and boosts cognitive, sensorimotor, communication/language, social, and emerging literacy… More »
This module collection is a handy boxed set of instructive modules that are linked to popular children's storybooks. Collection 2 contains Modules 9-16 with ideas and activities thematically linked to the Spring semester. One module is linked to each of these eight popular stories: "A Porcupine Named Fluffy", "First Flight", "Friends", "The Three Billy Goats Gruff", "The Three Little Javelinas", "A Rainbow of Friends", "Franklin Has… More »
This module collection is a handy boxed set of instructive modules that are linked to popular children's storybooks. Collection 1 contains Modules 1-8 with ideas and activities thematically linked to the Fall semester. One module is linked to each of these eight popular stories: "The Kissing Hand", "Somebody and the Three Blairs", "Picking Apples & Pumpkins", "The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afriad of Anything", "The Knight and the Dragon", "Abiyoyo",… More »
The User's Guide is part of ELLCO, the bestselling classroom observation tool that helps schools assess the quality of literacy practices and supports and give children the best possible start in language and literacy development. Trusted by schools across the country, ELLCO helps educators reliably gather the data needed for professional development and program improvement, leading to better literacy outcomes for young children. Paperback. 104 pages.
The Early Language and Literacy Classroom Observation Tool (ELLCO) comes in a package of 5 and is part of ELLCO, the bestselling classroom observation tool that helps schools assess the quality of literacy practices and supports and give children the best possible start in language and literacy development. Trusted by schools across the country, ELLCO helps educators reliably gather the data needed for professional development and program improvement, leading to better literacy outcomes for young children. Package of 5.
Birth - 5 years. This User's Guide will help professionals administer the CHELLO, a reliable, field-tested observation tool for assessing the early literacy environment in home-based child care settings. The guide contains explicit instructions on conducting the observation, photographs that illustrate successful and unsuccessful environments, practical strategies to support literacy development in home-based settings, and information about the psychometric properties of CHELLO. This manual is… More »
Developed by the nationally respected expert who helped establish Reading First and Early Reading First, CHELLO is the only observation tool specifically designed to rate the early literacy environment in home-based child care settings. A reliable, field-tested tool derived from the bestselling, classroom-focused ELLCO, CHELLO has been carefully tailored to assess environments that include children of all different ages, from birth to 5 years. Administrators, program directors, and researchers will… More »
PreK. This newly revised three-part observation record toolkit assesses environmental factors in early literacy and language development and helps administrators, principals, supervisors, program directors, and teachers gather important information needed for improving classroom quality, building appropriate literacy programs, and assisting in teacher development. The ELLCO is valid and reliable and is a perfect tool for Reading First and other literacy grants. With this new edition of the assessment… More »
Children decide everyday to pretend to have a tea party, be a firefighter, open a pet store - all of these are opportunities to increase pre-reading skills. Literacy Play is packed with over 185 dramatic play activities that teach important pre-reading skills while bringing children's imaginations to life. Paperback 320 pages.
Birth & up. This vinyl bookshelf is ideal for getting young learners involved in books and reading. The cozy look and feel invites children into the reading area, and with soft edges, this bookshelf is safe for infants and toddlers. Measures 20"H x 30"W x 24"D.