Important Note! Figure 11.6 on page 260 is NOT a Toddler Writing Example. It is not the correct picture! Please disregard it and it will be replaced in the 2nd edition of the text.
Language and Learning and the Developing Brain
Stories: Their Powerful Role in Early Language and Literacy
Receptive Language Issues: What You’re Seeing
Expressive Language Issues: What You’re Seeing
Virtual Lab School: Toddler Communication and Language Development
The Social-Emotional Development of Late-Talking Toddlers
Fact or Fiction? The Top 10 Assumptions about Early Speech and Language Development
How to Tell if Your Child is a Late Talker – And What to do About It
American Speech, Language and Hearing Association
Bridges to Literacy: Early Routines that Promote Later School Success
Helping Your Child Become a Confident Reader and Writer Starting From Birth
Using Social Stories to Ease Children’s Transitions
Reading Aloud to Kids Does Matter
Making the Most of Toddler Storytime
Interactive Drawing with Toddlers
Bilingualism in Young Children: Separating Fact from Fiction
The Benefits of Being Bilingual
Learning to Read and Write: Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children (A joint position statement of the International Reading Association and the National Association for the Education of Young Children): http://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/PSREAD98.PDF
Im, J., Parlakian, R., & Osborn, C. (2007). Stories: Their powerful role in early language and literacy. Beyond the Journal, January 2007, 1-3. Retrieved from https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/1775-stories-their-powerful-role-in-early-language-and-literacy.
Kovach, B., & Da Ros-Voseles, D. (2011). Communicating with babies. Young Children, March 2011, 48-50.
Parlakian, R. (2004). Early literacy and very young children. Zero to three, 25(1), 37-44.
Parlakian, R., Lerner, C., & Im, J. (2008). Getting ready to read: Helping your child become a confident reader and writer starting from birth. Zero to Three, 1-13. Retrieved from http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/early-language-literacy/cradlingliteracy_ready2read_8-14-09.pdf
Rosenkoetter, S., & Barton, L. (2002). Bridges to literacy: Early routines that promote later school success. Zero to Three, February/March, 33-38. Retrieved from http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/early-language-literacy/vol_22-4f.pdf
Roskos, K., Christie, J., & Richgels, D. (2003). The essentials of early literacy instruction. Young Children, March 2003, 52-60.
Zero to Three offers a plethora of resources on the “Early Literacy Language Tips and Tools” page of their website:
Speech Milestones for Infants and Toddlers – The Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/language-development/MY02315
Tips for Choosing Books for Infants and Toddlers: http://www.zerotothree.org/early-care-education/early-language-literacy/choosing-books.html
Interactive Drawing with Toddlers: http://www.parentphd.org/2011/10/interactive-drawing-with-toddlers/
Supporting Infants and Toddlers’ Language and Literacy Skills:
Infants: Birth-12 months:
Younger Toddlers: 12-24 months:
Older Toddlers: 24-36 months:
From the 92Y Wonderplay Conferences (http://www.92y.org/Wonderplay):
Dr. Lydia Soifer: The Development of Language Skills in Young Children: http://youtu.be/TzpkRZvdOCw
Expanding Language: Making Room for Conversation in the Classroom