Children and Television You can use selective television viewing within the framework of your program as a useful educational tool. This section shows how you can help young children get the most from television.
Arthur’s Bibliography for Preschool Educators
- Selecting the Best
Guidelines to help you decide what kinds of programs will be beneficial in the learning environment.
- Using Television Within a Child Care Program
Television will help you the most if you use it selectively and sparingly. Here are some tips to help you use television in your child care program.
- Extend the Value of What Children View
Preschoolers learn by interacting with the people and objects in their environment. Here are some suggestions for reinforcing the concepts presented in educational children’s programming.
- Extend the Learning With Books A major goal of the Ready to Learn project at IdahoPTV is to increase reading to children – a path to early literacy, family literacy, and relationship building. Here are some ways to enhance story-book reading in your child care program.
- Tips on Reading with Young Children
Here are some ideas to make story book reading more enjoyable and educational.
There are many excellent books available to help you select poems songs and picture books. The following list pcleft.gifs books geared specifically to preschoolers. Check with your local bookstore or library for more.