Language, Literacy & Numeracy

Description

This module will examine the concepts, practice and pedagogical strategies that foster the development of language, literacy and numeracy. Communicating and Exploring and Thinking are two of the main themes in Aistear (2009) and this framework provides guidance with regard to children’ s emerging language, literacy and numeracy development. This module will focus on communicating and language as an integral support to other areas of development. The role of play will be examined in relation to children’s emerging language, literacy and numeracy development.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe language, literacy and numeracy development for young children birth to six years.

  2. Identify ways in which adults can facilitate children’s emerging language, literacy development through exploration and play.

  3. Demonstrate an understanding of how Aistear supports language, literacy and numeracy development.

  4. Explain how to provide a print rich environment for young children.

Credits
05
% Coursework 100%