Learning Experiences, Strategies, & Curriculum

Specific Content Areas: Early Literacy

Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners provides information on language and early literacy.

Beyond the Word Gap: Multimedia Resources and Tools (website) ZERO TO THREE has compiled a set of resources in English & Spanish, to help families, professionals, and policymakers understand the importance of supporting early language and literacy.

More than Baby Talk: 10 Research-based Ways to Promote the Language & Communication Skills of Infants & Toddlers (pdf) 2015 

Early Literacy: Classroom Photos  offers examples of ways to embed literacy in a developmentally appropriate early education program.

InBrief Series (website) - videos and accompanying briefs from the Harvard Center for the Developing Child that provide brief summaries of recent scientific research.

Get Ready to Read! (website) - offers free literacy resources and is designed to support educators, parents, and young children in the years before kindergarten. It is a service of the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

A Window to the World: Promoting Early Language and Literacy Development - (video) from the Zero To Three Policy Center illustrating how early language & literacy development contributes to a child’s success throughout life.

National Institute for Literacy (webpage) - The Institute finds scientifically based research on how young children develop skills.

Center for Early Literacy Learning (website) - Promotes the adoption and sustained use of evidence-based early literacy learning practices. This site has resources for early childhood intervention practitioners, parents, and other caregivers of children, birth to 5.

Joint Position Statement (pdf) - NAEYC & the International Reading Association.

Learning to Talk and Listen (pdf) - An oral language resource for early childhood caregivers.

Early Beginnings (pdf) - Early Literacy Knowledge & Instruction.

Developing Early Literacy (pdf) - Report of the National Early Literacy Panel.

Executive Summary: Developing Early Literacy (pdf) - a report of the National Early Literacy Panel; a scientific synthesis of early literacy development & implications for intervention.


Updated 2/9/2018

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