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Promoting a Love for Literacy and Language in the Home
Wed. 31 May 2017, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Presenter: Shona Bass – Early Life Foundations
Research shows that early literacy plays a critical role in enabling the kind of learning experiences necessary for later school achievement and attainment, social and emotional wellbeing, and positive outcomes in adulthood.
The good news is, as parents, there are many ways to promote a rich love of reading, talking and language in the home, without having to become a skilled teacher or utilising formalised strategies. This session provides a range of fun, easy and “ordinary” life experiences that will:
Promote a love and familiarity of literature
Give lots of practice in vocabulary and conversation
Teach you to help your child to recognise that life is filled with
Please note: the presentation begins at 7pm sharp.