It is never too early to read to young children! Reading aloud to a child early and often is the single most important activity for ensuring eventual academic success. In this free, on-demand course, participants will explore the ways in which reading aloud helps children develop language, listening, and social-emotional development skills while preparing them to become successful readers. This free, 2-hour training also includes research-based guidelines for choosing developmentally appropriate books as well as literacy activities and resources. 

Training Level: Basic
Target Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool
DHR Minimum Standards:  CD, LD
CDA: 2, 3, 8
CCDF: 13, 17