10 Complete Early Childhood Training Modules
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Author: Holly Seplocha, Judy Jablon, Janis Strasser
Publisher: Gryphon House
Pages: 384, © 2007
From scripts to PowerPoint presentations to agendas to handouts, The Essential Literacy Workshop Book provides trainers with everything they need to train teachers to develop children's literacy skills. Perfect for trainers and directors, The Essential Literacy Workshop Book has 10 comprehensive, three-hour training modules. The accompanying CD-ROM includes PowerPoint presentations and files of the handouts. This package provides a complete in-service program for groups of any size.
Fostering Language Development
Beyond Open and Closed Questions
Supporting English Language Learners
Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
Creating Environments to Support Literacy
Supporting Children as Writers
Using Literacy Centers in Kindergarten
Using Music to Support Literacy
Literacy to Support Diversity and Inclusion
Literacy Across the Curriculum
"The scripting of the training for the trainers is so beneficial and will help to send a consistent message to the teachers. Including the CD-ROM with powerpoint handouts and overheads is the icing on the cake! What an amazing and practical tool to help train teachers to develop children's literacy skills."
Holly Seplocha, Ed.D., M.S., has worked for more than 25 years as a teacher, administrator, university professor, teacher educator, consultant, researcher, presenter, and advocate for children and families. Currently, an associate professor at William Paterson University, Holly teaches graduate courses in literacy and language development, early childhood learning environments and assessment, and research. She is the project director of the Early Learning Improvement Consortium working with the New Jersey Department of Education to develop, implement, and train trainers in an authentic assessment system for literacy linked to New Jersey preschool and kindergarten standards.
Holly Seplocha lives in Westfield, New Jersey.
Judy Jablon, M.S., is a nationally recognized educator and author with more than 30 years of experience in early childhood and primary education. Originally a teacher, Judy is grounded in theory and practice that emphasize child development, observation, critical thinking, and experiential learning. In her role as early childhood consultant, Judy provides facilitation, leadership coaching, and training to a wide range of educational institutions and agencies.
Judy Jablon lives in South Orange, New Jersey.
Janis Strasser, Ed.D., M. Ed., M.S., taught preschool, kindergarten, and primary grades for more than 20 years. She is currently a professor of early childhood education at William Paterson University. She coordinates the master's degree program in early childhood and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in diversity, observation and assessment, play and creativity, children's literature and the arts, and research. She is also a member of the Early Learning Improvement Consortium in New Jersey. For the past seven years, she has been a consulting editor for Young Children, published by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Janis Strasser lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey.