This resource is the second in the Cornerstones: An Early Literacy Series publications which are based on the findings of the National Early Literacy Panel about early literacy development. It emphasizes the importance of language development in the PreK years and the connection to learning to read. Intended for preschool caregivers who often do not have a formal education in early learning, it provides helpful instructional examples and strategies to use with PreK children to enhance their development of oral language. To access this report, click here.
The first book in the series, Early Beginnings: Early Literacy Knowledge and Instruction, is also available on the COI website here.