Effective Literacy Practices Video Library

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Effective Literacy Practices Video Library

Teachers may use the video library flexibly as they select and view the modules. Groups of educators may wish to view modules together and discuss implications for teaching practices. RRCNA members can earn contact hour credit for viewing these and other professional development videos in the e-Learning Center.

Making It Easy to Learn

Building on a child’s strengths to set up situations in which the child is in control and will experience success while enjoying challenges within reach

Teaching for Transfer: Strategic Activity

Exploring strategic activities initiated by children and actions teachers can take to encourage those behaviors

Selecting Texts That Are Just Right

Understanding the importance of selecting books that are just right for young readers, considerations for book selection, and the critical role of the book introduction in making books accessible and successful for the readers

Phrasing in Fluent Reading

Exploring aspects of fluent reading and supporting phrasing in fluent reading

Assessing Through Close Observation

Assessing rapid change in literacy learning of young children through close, systematic observation

Learning About Phonology and Orthography

Learning about relationships between the letters of written language and the sounds of spoken language (often referred to as letter-sound associations, graphophonics, sound-symbol relationships)