A growing body of research reveals just how important it is for infants and toddlers to be exposed to many forms of language including reading, writing, talking, singing, and playing starting at birth. In this 2-hour training, caregivers will explore the five practices of literacy, which are fundamental to children's growth as future readers, and learn how to implement this knowledge in their own child care setting. 

Training Level: Basic 
Target Age Group: Infant, Toddler
DHR Training Hours: CD, LD 
CDA Subject Areas: 2, 8 
CKA Content Areas: CGD, LEE 
CCDF Training Areas: 13, 17 
Quality Indicator: C: Child Development