In this Teacher Time webisode, hear from infant and toddler teachers about how they support children's language and literacy development.
This resource offers sequenced guidance for programs to use as they implement the recommendations in Classroom Language Models: A Leader's Implementation Manual.
Explore what the research says about how preschool children develop language and process two or more languages. Learn about strategies and resources for supporting high-quality instructional interactions.
Explore key pieces of information about a Planned Language Approach, including its purpose, benefits, and where to start.
Use this resource to check whether materials for children and families are culturally and linguistically appropriate.
Learn about emergent writing and the writing process. Discover ways to support children's emergent writing skills.
Learn how to use the Planned Language Approach (PLA) to promote phonological awareness for children in your program. Explore the research and the development trajectory for these skills in children ages birth to 5.
Learn ways to build background knowledge in young children—what they know and believe about themselves and the world around them. Explore key research and find out how children ages birth to 5 develop these skills.
Learn how to promote the Planned Language Approach for Oral Language and Vocabulary in your program. Explore the research and the development trajectory for these skills in children ages birth to 5.
Listen as Catherine Snow talks about how the ELOF relates to the language and literacy domain.