[R-0202] S4. Instructional Planning

Citation: ZERO TO THREE (2013). A window to the world: Promoting early language and literacy development. Video. Retrieved from site [or go to the YouTube site and enter “A window to the world: Promoting early literacy and language development” in the search window].

Abstract: In this 5:12-minute video, students will learn the important role that family and teachers play in modeling language and providing a language-rich environment for children. Clips of teachers and students learning together in an early childhood setting are included.

Integration: The information presented in this video fits well with content presented in the early childhood courses Child Development; Child, Family, and Community; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Infants, Toddlers, and Twos; and Language and Literacy Development.

Content Focus: Building Confidence; Child, Family, and Community; Early Childhood Professionals; Early Intervention; Fostering Trust; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Infants, Toddlers, and Twos; Language and Literacy Development; Parents; Positive Relationships

Notes: Ask students to respond to the following questions. How do young children begin to develop language and literacy? How do teachers and parents build confidence in early language learners? What do teachers and parents need to foster and build in order to promote early language and literacy learning?