Issue No. 42 November 2014
Reading Aloud to Infants and Toddlers Promotes Early Literacy
Recent media attention has focused on how reading aloud to infants promotes positive early literacy outcomes and has a strong, lasting developmental impact. Reading Aloud to Infants and Toddlers At Home and In the Classroom Promotes Early Language and Literacy Skills, from the Early Care and Education Consortium, explains the research behind why reading aloud to infants, and incorporating ongoing “serve and return” interaction, is so important for promoting early language and literacy.
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