[R-0007] S8. Ethical Practice

Citation: Strickland, D., & Riley-Ayers, S. (2006). Early literacy: Policy and practice in the preschool year. National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER). Policy Brief. Retrieved from http://nieer.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/10.pdf or enter “Early literacy: Policy and practice in the preschool years. National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)” in your search window.

Abstract: The policy recommendations offered in this brief come from basic understandings and findings from the research on early literacy. Two of those findings assert that literacy development starts early in life and is highly correlated with school achievement.

Integration: The information presented in this article fits well with content presented in the early childhood course Language and Literacy Experiences.

Content Focus: Early Literacy; Early Literacy Skills; Ethical Practice; Language and Literacy Experiences; Policy

Notes: Have students discuss examples of early childhood teacher practices that reflect the policy recommendations presented in this article.