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Early Language & Literacy KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Early Language and Literacy KnowledgeBase is an online resource supporting language and literacy development in early learners from birth through age eight. Its focus is to support parents and caregivers in helping early learners with their language and literacy development, and teachers in enhancing their instruction for early learners from pre-Kindergarten through Grade 3.

Task 2: The Role of Literacy in the Home

Guideline: Spending time reading to young children has been demonstrated to be an essential element of successful early literacy development. Parents and family caregivers reading to young children enhance the children's ability to develop their reading skills effectively. This task provides resources explaining the importance of reading at home.



Putting Reading First: Helping Your Child Learn to Read - A Parent Guide

This Partnership for Reading brochure discusses the basics on how to help your child become a reader -- what to look for at school and do at home in 25 easy-to-follow tips. The Partnership for Reading was a collaborative effort of National Institute for Literacy (NIFL), the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the U.S. Department of Education, and the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.


Born Learning

Born Learning is a public engagement campaign undertaken by the United Way of America aimed at helping parents, caregivers and communities create quality early learning opportunities for young children. The website provides information on early learning opportunities for young learners.