What is Early Childhood Education?
What are the Attributes of a High Quality Family Literacy Early Childhood Program?
- Cognitive (language and literacy) development
- Physical development
- Social and Emotional Development
In the early childhood classroom, teachers purposely promote language and literacy development and encourage parent collaboration to reinforce child’s learning in the home, school and community.
Family literacy programs provide center-based early childhood education to children in the infant and toddler stages of development and to preschoolers who will be transitioning into pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and early primary grades.
High Quality Practice
High quality family literacy early childhood education program standards typically reflect current research, knowledge and shared beliefs about what constitutes quality early education. Goals of a quality family literacy early childhood program include: