Book Title: The Early Literacy Journey: Supporting and Celebrating Young Learners

Author: Sandra Carrie Garvey

Book Description: "The Early Literacy Journey: Supporting and Celebrating Young Learners" provides an overview of language and literacy development in the early years, from birth through preschool. It examines the critical role that these years play in the emergence of literacy. All aspects of this area of development, reading, writing, speaking, and listening are explored and considered. This text was adapted from an OER text, "Early Childhood Literacy: Engaging and Empowering Emergent Readers and Writers, Birth-Age 5," written by Schull, C., La Croix, L., Miller, S., Austin, K., Kidd, J.

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Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial

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Book Description

This adaptation focused on creating and enhancing OER materials for courses in Early Childhood Language and Literacy. The intent was seen as a cost saving measure as well as to reflect the diverse culture of our college community. Diverse perspectives are apparent throughout the text with the inclusion of vignettes, photos, related websites, videos, and application activities.

The text begins with an overview of emergent literacy and the critical role that the early years play in the development of literacy. Theories are examined and developmentally appropriate practices are explored. The importance of valuing and understanding the family and the part they play in early language and literacy is emphasized. All aspects of literacy, including reading, writing, speaking, and listening are introduced and considered.

The Early Literacy Journey: Supporting and Celebrating Young Learners was adapted from an OER text, Early Childhood Literacy: Engaging and Empowering Emergent Readers and Writers, Birth-Age 5, written by Schull, C., La Croix, L., Miller, S., Austin, K., Kidd, J.

Author

Sandra Carrie Garvey

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The Early Literacy Journey: Supporting and Celebrating Young Learners Copyright © 2024 by Sandra Carrie Garvey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Subject

Literacy

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Title
The Early Literacy Journey: Supporting and Celebrating Young Learners
Author
Sandra Carrie Garvey
License

Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

The Early Literacy Journey: Supporting and Celebrating Young Learners Copyright © 2024 by Sandra Carrie Garvey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Primary Subject
Literacy
Additional Subject(s)
Literacy, Language acquisition, Language learning: reading skills, Educational: Child care / Child development
Institution
Springfield Technical Community College
Publisher
ROTEL (Remixing Open Textbooks with an Equity Lens) Project
Publication Date
January 19, 2024