Teach Smarter


Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers

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<p><b>Discover new, practical methods &nbsp;for teaching literacy skills in your early childhood classroom. <br /><br /></b>Has teaching early literacy skills become a stumbling block to getting your preschool students kindergarten ready? Break out of the tired &ldquo;letter of the week&rdquo; routine and learn how to transform your lessons with fun and effective techniques. <i>Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers</i> will equip teachers to infuse every aspect of their teaching with exciting hands-on literacy teaching methods that engage students and help them build authentic connections with books, so that 100% of their students will have a strong literacy foundation and will be fully prepared for success in kindergarten and beyond.</p> <p>Respected author Vanessa Levin, veteran early childhood educator and author of the &ldquo;Pre-K Pages&rdquo; blog, breaks down the research and translates it into realistic, actionable steps you can take to improve your teaching.</p> <ul> <li>Features specific examples of teaching techniques and activities that engage students in hands-on, experiential learning during circle time, centers, and small groups.</li> <li>Offers a simple, four-step system for teaching literacy skills, based on the foundational principles of early literacy teaching</li> <li>Demonstrates how to build your confidence in your ability to get 100% of your students ready for kindergarten, long before the end of the school year</li> </ul> <p>Understand the problems with traditional literacy teaching and identify gaps in your current teaching practice with this valuable resource.</p>