Language & Literacy

  • Far Ago and Long Away: Innovative Storytelling (VHS)
    Item #: 840
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    Based on the work of Vivian Paley, this video focuses on the benefits storytelling provides to early literacy experience. Tips are given on ways in which adults can polish their storytelling skills, and help children create, dictate, and dramatize their own stories. From the Child Care Collection. Also available on DVD in English (#8401) and Spanish (#8401S).

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  • Item #: 759
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    Books
    By IRA & NAEYC

    Because teachers, advocates, and parents asked for a stand-alone version of the IRA/NAEYC position statement to give to principals, school board members, and other decision makers, it is available as a 23-page booklet. 

  • Item #: 530
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    Brochures
    By IRA, NAEYC

    We know how much difference parents make in children's reading and writing. Now, here's a simple, engaging set of suggestions for parents, including what families should look for in the child's preschool and school setting. 

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  • Item #: 174
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    By David Armington

    The author shows us a classroom in which children’s ideas, writing, and reading thrive. Written with thoughtfulness and clarity, The Living Classroom conveys the power of children’s writing in their learning to read and in many areas of their intellectual, emotional, and social development.

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  • Encourage Interaction in Group Situations
    Item #: 4106
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    Posters

    Each large (22”x34”), vibrant poster drawn from the Hanen Centre's Learning Language and Loving It program, highlights key strategies: 

    –Make Turn Taking Easy in Social Routines (#4104)

    –Keep the Conversation Going with Questions and Comments (#4105)

    Encourage Interaction in Group Situations (#4106)

    –Step In, Set Up, and Fade Out (#4109)

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  • Item #: 4105
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    Posters

    Each large (22”x34”), vibrant poster drawn from the Hanen Centre's Learning Language and Loving It program, highlights key strategies: 

    –Make Turn Taking Easy in Social Routines (#4104)

    Keep the Conversation Going with Questions and Comments (#4105)

    –Encourage Interaction in Group Situations (#4106)

    –Step In, Set Up, and Fade Out (#4109)

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  • Lap Reading - A Basic!
    Item #: 434
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    Posters

    Make childhood reading experiences something for children to treasure. Snuggle up and read! 16”x22”

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  • Item #: 4931
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    Posters

    Shine the "Spotlight" on your practice with these posters from NAEYC! Math (#4921), Science (#4941), Social Studies (#41211), and Creative Arts (#41151). All are 11"x14" and laminated.

     

    See #4900 to order all 5 posters together.

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  • Item #: 8141
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    For teachers who have been intrigued by Vivian Paley's books about storytelling and story acting, this video is an excellent starting point. Begin with the basics (how to use masking tape to make a stage) and then watch the children use their stories to explore issues of empathy, intimacy, fairness, justice and fantasy. 19 min. Produced by The Child Care Collection at Ball State University. 

  • Item #: 8081
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    This DVD shares the details of storytelling and story acting with Vivian Paley. We see the ways in which stories are used by children to discuss everything from boys in bathtubs to mean sisters. Paley shows us how stories help children begin to make sense of the world. 24 min. Produced by The Child Care Collection at Ball State University.