Early literacy and language instruction should be based on how young children learn, remember, and apply what they learn. Types of engagement and the roles that it, emotions, and reciprocal social interactions play in young children’s learning are discussed in this course. Effective instructional activities that are engaging, playful, and interactive are described.
This course is presented in joint partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Course created on December 6, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how emotion, engagement, and social interactions within meaningful contexts impact memory and learning.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the presence of engagement, emotion sharing, and reciprocal interactions in examples of instructional activities.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe hands-on experiences that draw upon engaging, playful, and reciprocal interactions to address language and literacy skills.
|5-15 Minutes||Types and nature of engagement: Role of engagement, emotion, and personalized experiences in learning|
|15-30 Minutes||Principles for activating engagement; examples of playful, engaging instruction for teaching language skills|
|30-45 Minutes||Illustrations of playful, interactive, and hands-on activities that engage children and address literacy skills|
|45-55 Minutes||Analysis and planning of instructional activities|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PhD ASHA Fellow, BCS-CL
Barbara Culatta is Professor Emerita of Communication Disorders at Brigham Young University. She completed her PhD from the University of Pittsburgh and a postdoctoral fellowship from Johns Hopkins University. She has written books, articles, and chapters on early language and literacy. She received federal grants that resulted in the development of early language and literacy interventions, including Systematic and Engaging Early Literacy (education.byu.edu/seel). Barbara has also been instrumental in developing free early literacy iPad apps (Hideout and Flying Kitchen).
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