Tips for Parents
Ferst Readers proudly partners with the Rollins Center for Language & Learning at the Atlanta Speech School to maximize the benefits of its early literacy program using research-based strategies to foster the language and literacy skills of young children.
In just four minutes, by watching the READ video below, you can learn what you can do to make books come alive for your child and increase his/her learning: Repeat Books, Engage and Enjoy, Ask Questions, and Do More.
A two-page coaching sheet recaps the four steps, and provides more information on the research that is the basis for the READ strategy. Click here for coaching sheet (PDF).
How to READ with Your Child
This video is narrated by Justin Cook, a 2010 graduate of the Atlanta Speech School’s Wardlaw School.