Communication is key Literacy skills start long before a child learns the ABCs. From day one, children are developing communication skills that will allow them to both comprehend and convey words and ideas.
The sounds of languageBecoming a lifelong reader involves far more than knowing the ABCs. It begins with children becoming sensitized to the sounds of language. The more sounds a child hears, the more words, with all their sounds, he’ll learn to say and eventually read.
How to choose good books for babies and toddlersA good book is a gift that keeps on giving. When buying books for babies or toddlers, here are a few tips from reading teacher and toddler expert Melissa Catalano.