Blog Posts Tagged "Literacy"
Located in the Inner West of Sydney, children at Guardian Early Learning – Marrickville have access to a large indoor environment, bilingual educators and a wide range of early learning resources to encourage a variety of literacy and numeracy experiences.
At Guardian, we believe learning begins from birth and this learning can happen in an infinite number of ways.
We recently sat down with the Centre Manager of Guardian Marrickville, Nicole Sammut, to discuss learning at the centre, each child’s unique experiences and the unique opportunities that arise from imagination.
Literacy encompasses everything from talking and listening to visual literacies such as drawing and ebooks. At Guardian Early Learning – Springfield, literacy is all around us; we promote it throughout all aspects of learning. During the early stages of development, we use play and real-life contexts to advance writing concepts with an emphasis on literacy. Read more
There are many other ways to develop literary skills in children than through rote learning. Educators at Guardian centres support children in their literacy development by providing them with a range of different forms of literary materials, encouraging participation in individual and group learning experiences and giving children a positive space in which to feel comfortable around literacy concepts. Read more
Reading to children from birth is a great introduction to the written word, tactile page-turning and early literacy concepts, as well as learning verbal structures and encouraging development in verbal language and communication. If reading becomes part of a child’s day from an early age, they come to view books as a source of information, inspiration and creativity. Read more
Building literacy skills is an important part of the learning journey at every one of Guardian’s early learning centres. Through a wide range of experiences we scaffold on children’s interests and skills to develop a strong foundation for literacy development. Read more