Planned Language Approach
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Polices, Practices, and Systems
In order for children to close any achievement gap they may have experienced when they entered Head Start or Early Head Start, programs must have clear systems in place that support high-quality instruction. These resources are designed specifically for program leaders. They may be used to ensure school readiness and success for all children.
- Program Preparedness Checklist Version 5
- What the Research Tells Us [PDF, 521KB]
- Highly Effective Teachers Use Key Language and Literacy Strategies All Day, Every Day, with Every Child [PDF, 1.02MB]
- Strong, Focused Leaders Ensure All Children's Language and Literacy Success [PDF, 390KB]
- A Systems Approach to Language and Literacy Organizational Capacity Checklist [PDF, 520KB]
- Classroom Language Models: A Leader's Implementation Manual [PDF, 3MB]
Last Reviewed: March 2017
Last Updated: March 1, 2017