Speaker: Prof. Mei Lee Ng
Assistant Professor & Associate Head (QA) of the Department of Early Childhood Education of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK)
Date: Tuesday 21 November 2017
Time: 13:00 – 14:00
Venue: E33-G021, Tin Ka Ping Lecture Hall, Faculty of Education
Target Audience: Pre-Primary Major Students & Kindergarten Teachers
Storybook reading activities provide a meaningful context for young children to understand the meanings of vocabulary which is found to be highly predictive of
future literacy skills including word reading and reading comprehension (e.g., Outllette, 2006). But how to engage learners effectively to interact with the vocabularies that are presented in the story reading ? This workshop introduces the various games that can be generated from the storybook reading which provides multiple exposure of the target vocabularies to children. Participants are led to have hands-on experience of designing the games, playing the games and reflecting on how the games induce an active engagement from the very young children.