As an experienced early childhood educator at ABC Early Learning and in your community, you have been asked to present a workshop training at a local early childhood education conference on the subject of Language and Literacy Learning. The conference has requested an outline of your proposed workshop. Your audience is other early childhood educators in your area in in you preferred type of program: Infant/toddler (ages 1-3), Preschool (ages 3-5), or young School Age (ages 6-8).
Choose one age group as the focus of your workshop. Create an outline of your workshop contents and a list of references. Your comprehensive outline should include the following components:
Language/Speech Development for your chosen age group. Include key components and milestones, influences, importance, and potential challenges.
Literacy Development for your chosen age group. Include key components and milestones, influences, importance, and potential challenges.
Dual Language Learners in your chosen age group. Include differences and similarities, and other considerations.
Assessing and Planning for children in your chosen age group. How do you best assess their development in language and literacy and prepare for their future learning? Provide examples.
Activities and Strategies for encouraging both language and literacy development for your chosen age group in a group childcare setting. Provide 8-10 ideas with brief descriptions and photos.
Reference list with at least 4 credible resources to support your content. The resources can originate from the course or other credible sources.
Proofread your work and be sure it is free of grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.