Early Literacy

Early Literacy

What is early literacy?

Early literacy refers to the development of skills students need in order to transition from learning to read, to reading to learn. These skills include vocabulary, phonics, language, and numeracy, to name a few.

Our brains develop faster between the ages of zero and three years old than they do at any other time, completing 90% of development by age 5. This means building the foundation of literacy is a crucial time in each child’s life.

What is early literacy?

Early literacy refers to the development of skills students need in order to transition from learning to read, to reading to learn. These skills include vocabulary, phonics, language, and numeracy, to name a few.

Our brains develop faster between the ages of zero and three years old than they do at any other time, completing 90% of development by age 5. This means building the foundation of literacy is a crucial time in each child’s life.

Give every child a great beginning

 

If you’ve ever read to a child, sung with a child, talked about the weather with a child—you’ve impacted their development. After all –

“Children who are routinely read to day in and day out—and immersed in rich talk about books and the various activities in which they are engaged—thrive.”

Campbell et al., 2002; Dickinson, McCabe, & Essex, 2006; Neuman & Celano, 2006

Providing high-quality learning experiences to a child at a young age creates the foundation they need in order to learn and grow.

 

Give every child a great beginning

If you’ve ever read to a child, sung with a child, talked about the weather with a child—you’ve made an impact on their early literacy. After all –

“Children who are routinely read to day in and day out—and immersed in rich talk about books and the various activities in which they are engaged—thrive.”

Campbell et al., 2002; Dickinson, McCabe, & Essex, 2006; Neuman & Celano, 2006

Providing high-quality learning experiences to a child at a young age creates the foundation they need in order to learn and grow.

Support primary students on their journey toward literacy

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Developing literacy helps you

Ensure each student is capable of learning what they need for success in college and career

Empower students to be engaged, curious, and eager to learn more

Identify which students understand the concepts you’re teaching and who might need more support

By creating equal opportunities for growth

An ideal early literacy solution creates a foundation for growth by:

Determining what students know and screening for potential need of intervention

Offering rich learning experiences designed especially for early readers

Showing you exactly what students know and what they need to learn next, with resources embedded to guide instruction

 

Developing literacy helps you

Ensure each student is capable of learning what they need for success in college and career

Empower students to be engaged, curious, and eager to learn more

Identify which students understand the concepts you’re teaching and who might need more support

By creating equal opportunities for growth

An ideal early literacy solution creates a foundation for growth by:

Determining what students know and screening for potential need of intervention

Offering rich learning experiences designed especially for early readers

Showing you exactly what students know and what they need to learn next, with resources embedded to guide instruction

Explore the components of a strong early literacy strategy.

Explore the components of a strong early literacy strategy.