It’s not what you read with children, but how you read that makes a difference. And you have the power to make reading exciting and attainable for your Dual Language Learners, all while finding opportunities to have brain-building conversations with your students.
Teachers who work with infants and toddlers, including dual language learners.
Families of infants and toddlers
Childcare program and site directors
Modify the TIPS Strategy for dual language learners
Demonstrate use of the TIPS Strategy with any book read with children
Dual language learners benefit when you read stories with them in English and in their first language and when you add some additional support.
Reading stories interactively paves the way for development of content knowledge, vocabulary, and comprehension children need later on.
You don’t have to finish the course all in one sitting. In fact, we recommend you take this course a little bit at a time, incorporating what you’ve learned in the classroom.
In order to pass and receive IACET CEUs for this course, you will first need to complete all the lessons, then complete the end of course assessment with a score of 80% or higher.
As you go through a course, we’ll introduce you to free resources that will help you implement what you’re learning.
Have a question on what you’re learning in the course or how to use a resource? Reach out to the Cox Campus community for advice or to lend a helping hand to others.
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