Webinar with Claire McLachlan
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In this session, Claire McLachlan from Federation University Australia explores how literacy can be fostered in early childhood settings. Some principles for how early literacy can be readily encouraged are examined, along with research that shows which teacher practices are effective for promoting literacy in a play-based curriculum. Finally, issues related to children’s progression towards the learning outcomes in the Communication strand of Te Whariki and the Literacy Learning Progressions for school entry are explored.
To help you navigate the webinar easily, we have provided a list of the key topics covered in the session, including the time each was discussed. The key ideas discussed in this webinar are also shared in a short insight article.