Foundational Skills for Learning to Read and Write
This webinar will give a basic definition of phonological awareness and explain its importance in regard to early literacy development. Individual phonological awareness skills will be presented to help the audience understand what is expected of young children in regard to each skill. In addition, ideas for simple activities will be provided so participants can help children practice each of the skills in fun and engaging ways.
After completing this 15 minute webinar, participants will be able to...
- Understand Phonological Awareness and its importance.
- Understand individual skills and ways to practice them.
Jennifer has over 29 years of experience in the field of education. She holds a BA in Elementary Education and Spanish and an MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Studies with an emphasis on Bilingual Education. Her teaching experience includes everything from Pre-K4 to second grade, in both general education and bilingual/dual language settings. Jennifer left the classroom to work more closely with educators as a Professional Learning Specialist for Pre-K4SA in San Antonio, TX. where she spent six and half years coaching and providing professional development opportunities for early childhood educators. Jennifer has recently switched roles and is currently employed as an Early Childhood Subject Matter Expert with School Specialty, Inc. Her presentations cover many important topics in early childhood with a strong focus on information and strategies for Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers.