Growing Parents, Growing Children: Newsletters for Read Aloud Tips & Activities in Early Childhood
Date of Award
Project (696 or 796 registration)
Master of Science in Special Education
Developmental Activities, Early Childhood, Newsletters, Read-aloud
In a changing world full of technology in homes and communities, it is important for families to be aware of the effects of technology and ways to take a step back and build connections with their children. Young children’s brains rapidly change and form connections that will later impact their life. One way to build these connections is to read aloud to a child. The benefits of reading aloud are scientifically proven to help create bonds, build empathy, develop a child’s imagination, expand language and vocabulary, increase comprehension, and culminate into writing and reading. Based off of current research, we have assembled nine newsletters containing information for parents and caregivers about the benefits and strategies for reading aloud. Each newsletter also contains developmental activities for families to complete.
Jacobsen, Diane and Klingfus, Angela, "Growing Parents, Growing Children: Newsletters for Read Aloud Tips & Activities in Early Childhood" (2020). Dissertations, Theses, and Projects. 434.