This course explores the development of literacies in the early years and how teachers can support young children to understand and express themselves in multiple ways. It will provide participants with the tools to reflect upon and apply practices and strategies in their own unique local early childhood education contexts.
Outcomes: Throughout the course, you will be supported to put your learning into action in your own context of practice through undertaking a case study of a particular child.
Case studies of practice
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Core principles of early literacies
Explore the multiple forms of literacy in early childhood education settings, including embodied, spoken, and written literacies, including:
Embodied, nonverbal literacies
This part explores some of the ways that children learn to understand and express their meaning in embodied, nonverbal ways. This includes:
Spoken and written literacies
This part focuses on ways that early childhood teachers can encourage children to develop spoken and written literacies through everyday interactions. This includes:
The power of stories
This part examines why stories are such an important aspect of literacy for young children. This includes:
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Early Literacies course
($126.50 inc GST)
Enrol a group of teachers and save up to $30pp
Group enrolments enable teachers to share their learning journeys and centres to collectively make changes in their practice based on their learning. Each teacher receives their own log in and can complete the course in their own time, on their own computer or tablet. Prices below exclude GST (local sales tax).
- 1 teacher: NZ$95
- 2-4 teachers: NZ$85 pp
- 5-9 teachers: NZ$75 pp
- 10+ teachers: NZ$65 pp
Please note: discounts only apply to group enrolments made in one transaction, and cannot be applied retrospectively if your group size increases.
* Lifetime access means for as long as the course is hosted on The Education Hub