Teaching Resources

This month’s selection from the EarlyEdu Alliance multimedia library is a spotlight on language and literacy. These resources are available for you to use in your own teaching or professional development activities. Access to the complete library is available to members only. Please consider joining the Early EdU Alliance.

Real to Reel Read It Again (Download)

Real to Reel Read It Again (Download)

Real to Reel: Read It Again

Laura Justice, PhD, describes a project to promote language and literacy outcomes for young children living in rural communities. This 9-minute video includes interviews with teachers and examples of the teachers reading books and using print referencing with children in their classrooms.

This video excerpt will be available for a short time on this website.
For permanent access or the ability to view more of our resources, please consider joining the Early EdU Alliance.

Early EdU Alliance Highlights Webinar Series

The Highlights webinar series will be on hiatus through July. Join us on August 3 at 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT for an overview of new courses. Registration information will be available soon.

These and other resources are available on the ECLKC.
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Nature-Based Learning and Development: Language and Literacy Ideas for Teachers

Kids in nature

Examples of teachers using planned intentional activities to teach language and literacy, based on nature activities, are featured in this 6-minute video. Look for this video in the How to Play with Nature section.

https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/learning-environments/article/nature-based-learning-development

Engaging Children in Conversations: Birth to Five 15-minute In-service Suite

child and adult in conversation

This multimedia resource features teaching practices to engage infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in conversations that can support learning in the classroom. Materials for instructors include a presentation, presenter notes, videos, and handouts.

https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/video/engaging-children-conversations-birth-five
These learning modules are highlights of higher education courses from the EarlyEdU Alliance. Trainers and instructors can use these four modules for professional development or higher education classes. The modules range from one-and-half to three hours long.