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I’m Ready™: Coaching Parents to Prepare Their Preschooler for Literacy Success



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Regular $84.95

Hanen Member $45.00

Group $595 for a group of 15
($40 per additional person)
ASHA CEUs   This session is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Arena)

 


Course Overview

Drawing on content from the Hanen guidebook, I’m Ready! How to Prepare Your Child for Reading Success, this e-Seminar shows professionals how they can support parents to nurture their child’s early literacy during shared book reading and everyday activities and conversations.

Participants learn how to coach parents to use practical, evidence based strategies for building the following emergent literacy skills, proven to predict academic success:

  • Conversation
  • Vocabulary
  • Story comprehension
  • Print knowledge
  • Sound awareness


Highlights

  • A step-by-step coaching framework — for helping parents implement research-based literacy-facilitating strategies
  • Checklists and planning sheets to share with parents to help them apply the strategies during book reading and everyday activities with their child


Course Objectives

Upon completion of this 2 hour e-seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the connection between emergent literacy development and later literacy and academic success.
  • Outline the evidence that supports the critical role of parents in fostering the development of emergent literacy skills in their child.
  • Describe literacy facilitating strategies that support children’s development of vocabulary, narrative understanding, inferential and decontextualized language, print knowledge and phonological awareness.
  • Draw on principles of family-centred service and adult learning to apply a step by step framework for coaching parents to implement literacy facilitating strategies.
  • Analyze parent-child interactions for the presence or absence of appropriate literacy facilitating strategies and plan appropriate instructional goals for the parents.

 

Professional Development Hours

  • This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (introductory level; Professional area)
  • 2 professional development hours


Presenter Info


Financial: Janice Greenberg, B.Sc., D.S.P., Reg. CASLPO, is Director of Early Childhood Education Services at The Hanen Centre. Her responsibilities include leading Learning Language and Loving It™ and ABC and Beyond™ workshops and developing resources and materials for use in both workshops and other related trainings. Janice develops resources for Learning Language and Loving It™ – The Hanen Program® for Early Childhood Educators and ABC and Beyond™ – The Hanen Program® for Building Emergent Literacy in Early Childhood Settings and is co-author of the Learning Language and Loving It and ABC and Beyond guidebooks. She is the author of the Learning Language and Loving It and ABC and Beyond Leaders Guides and the creator of the Learning Language and Loving It DVD. The Hanen Centre holds the copyright to these materials and Janice receives no financial benefit from the sale of these materials. Non Financial: No other relevant non-financial relationships exist. 
 


Eligibility

  • Professionals who work with young children and their families
  • Speech-language pathology and early childhood education students

Note: If you are a parent, this e-Seminar will not meet your learning needs. Find out how Hanen can help you.


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