Bilingual Stories for Young Learners – Podcast Episode 80 | Classnotes Podcast 80
Classnotes Podcast (November 16, 2010) IDRA has developed a unique bilingual (Spanish/English) set of early childhood materials that is based on the art of storytelling. Semillitas de Aprendizaje focuses on literacy development and has culturally-relevant materials for 3- and 4-year-old children. Juanita García, Ph.D., an IDRA education associate, and Nilka Avilés , Ed.D., an IDRA senior education associate, describe the first set of theme-based materials that is available, 10 big books, and how they’ve been used with teachers to align with Head Start competencies and Ellen Galinsky’s seven life skills every child needs.
Juanita and Nilka are interviewed by Christie Goodman, APR, IDRA communications manager.
Show length: 14:24.
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Semillitas de Aprendizaje
Semillitas de Aprendizaje is a unique bilingual (Spanish/English) set of early childhood materials by the Intercultural Development Research Association that is based on the art of storytelling. Semillitas de Aprendizaje focuses on literacy development and has culturally-relevant materials for 3- and 4-year-old children. The series includes a set of 10 big books, a set of 10 corresponding small readers, Caritas series – letters home with family activities, a set of 15 preschool math and self-concept books, and a curriculum for teachers. The big books are the first in series available for purchase.
Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
By Ellen Galinsky
Video Interview with Ellen Galinsky
Ellen Galinsky speaks to Katie Couric about her new book, Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
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