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Resource Topic: Early Literacy


Promoting Early Literacy with Art, Music, and Movement – Replayed!

November 17, 2022  |  ParentChild+, Early Learning  |  By Encompass

Early literacy is about more than simply reading to your child – it’s also about engaging their senses in other ways. Our ParentChild+ program uses books and a variety of extension activities with each lesson. Encompass Bi-lingual Early Literacy Specialist Gloria Martinez offers some tips on incorporating art, music, and movement into reading with your […]

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Promoción de la Alfabetización Temprana con Arte, Música y Movimiento

May 13, 2021  |  ParentChild+, Parent Talks Podcast, Early Learning  |  By Encompass

La alfabetización temprana es más que simplemente leerle a su hijo, también se trata de involucrar sus sentidos de otras maneras. Gloria Martínez, Especialista Bilingüe en Alfabetización Temprana de Encompass, ofrece algunos consejos sobre cómo incorporar el arte, la música y el movimiento en la lectura con su hijo para promover la alfabetización temprana y […]

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Promoting Early Literacy with Art, Music, and Movement

March 26, 2021  |  Parent Talks Podcast, Parenting  |  By Encompass

Early literacy is about more than simply reading to your child – it’s also about engaging their senses in other ways. Encompass Bi-lingual Early Literacy Specialist Gloria Martinez offers some tips on incorporating art, music, and movement into reading with your child to promote early literacy and other skills. Two mothers also share their techniques. […]

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Information for Parents and Caregivers: The Importance of Gestures

November 25, 2020  |   |  By Encompass

Early childhood research indicates that the development of gestures from 9-16 months will predict a toddler’s language ability at 2 years old. This is extremely significant because language skills play a very important role in a child’s future academic success. When you are actively nurturing your infant’s and toddler’s gesture development you are also building […]

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Recasting – Modeling Video

December 11, 2019  |   |  By Encompass

This skill involves taking words your child uses, and adding to them so that your child is hearing more complex language. It also helps your child feel understood because you are acknowledging what they said with the words they used.

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