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Kaplan University offers over 180 degree and certificate programs all available to military, veterans, and spouses of active duty members. In addition, several programs have been developed to complement specific military occupations or programs established by the military.
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Learning Center Experience
A study conducted by the National Center for Education
Statistics in 2005 looked at early
childhood literacy activities and found that 86 percent of prekindergarten
children ages 3–5 are read to frequently (three or more times per week); 54
percent were told a story by a family member; 54 percent were taught letters,
words, or numbers; and 54 percent were taught songs or music.* Participating in literacy activities during children’s
early years could help them become readers.
To help parents, teachers, or other childcare
workers teach children to read, organizations like Reading Rockets can offer several
Reading Rockets promotes literacy activities by offering parents,
principals, librarians, and other professionals who work with children
information on how they can teach
kids to read or help those who are struggling to read. Created in 2001,
Reading Rockets offers research-based strategies to anyone interested in
helping a child learn to read.
Started as an education initiative and funded by the U.S.
Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, the mission of Reading
Rockets is to share research-based and best-practice information with others
through television and the Internet.
The Reading Rockets website, www.readingrockets.org, offers several resources related to literacy,
including but not limited to:
In addition to offering several
online resources, Reading Rockets includes PBS television programs about
reading and education that can be viewed here: http://www.readingrockets.org/shows/. Reading Rockets produced award-winning PBS
television programs about reading and education topics that visitors to their
website can watch online.
Students in Kaplan University’s early
childhood development or education programs,
or anyone interested in who would like to learn how to make a change
in their child’s literacy education, can start with the PBS video titled
“Toddling Toward Reading” (http://www.readingrockets.org/shows/launching/toddling/),
which is hosted by Reba McEntire and looks at tools that can help preschoolers
develop early literacy skills to help them become better readers. For online resources, you can also visit www.rocketreaders.org.
*U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
(2006). The Condition of
Education 2006 (NCES
2006-073),Table A-33-1. Retrieved from http://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=56
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