Studies show the importance of parent involvement in developing early literacy skills in children. Here's how EC teachers can guide parents in best practices.
A child's writing typically goes through several stages, beginning with scribbling that probably won't include recognizable shapes or letters. From there, children tend to write using more letter-like
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Introduction During free-choice time, Mrs. Jackson (all names are pseudonyms and vignettes fictional) moves around her preschool classroom. Her students are busy in centers — some engaging in dramatic