Literacy in the Pre-School: The Role of Teachers and Parents

Having taught at pre-school for 20 years, this is the author's account of the initiatives of the children and of her responses. The classroom becomes dedicated to reading and writing, and the author shows how the children set the pace for literacy learning and encourage their own progress. The book demonstrates how she supports the demands of three and four year olds, and the vital role all adults have in children's development of literacy.