Part of "Closing the Achievement Gap through Early Language and Literacy Skills – A Leadership Perspective" with Early Childhood Language and Literacy Expert Dr. Corinne Eisenhart. This four part series is geared toward program administrators, principals, technical assistance teams, literacy coaches, and professional development leaders.
A Train the Trainer Session: Participants will leave this session with the knowledge and materials to train Early Learning teachers and parents of young children how to use this simple, explicit approach to building language through shared reading. Dialogic Reading was developed specifically for children of poverty and children with language delays. The presenter will provide a planning template and participants will be guided through the process of developing a Dialogic Reading lesson. What Works Clearinghouse, reports research findings that indicate the positive results for Dialogic Reading, indicating it is effective for improving language and literacy skills with young children. Dialogic Reading is NOT a program, it is a teaching and learning routine.
Course Level: Advanced